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Three Ways To Stay On OSHA’s Good Side

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) routinely investigates incidents ranging from on-the-job injuries to work-related fatalities, enforcing a variety of safety regulations and issuing fines for violations. Many of these violations are associated with a lack of fall protection ...
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Approaching Ergonomic Solutions For Manufacturing As A Complete System

When it comes to addressing ergonomic needs in a manufacturing environment, rarely does a single piece of equipment solve all of the needs of the worker. This is especially true when considering the entire flow of material handling — from ...
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Guard These Areas Above The Warehouse Floor To Protect Personnel

To increase the amount of usable space in an existing facility, operations often elect to look up — adding a variety of equipment, structures, and systems overhead. Yet, as we know from Sir Isaac Newton, what goes up, must come ...
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Powered Wheels And Casters Make Strenuous Tasks Easier

Matching the optimal caster or wheel configuration — style, load capacity, tread material, and more — to a specific cart-based material handling application goes a long way toward increasing both worker ergonomics and productivity. However, for the ultimate ergonomic cart, one ...
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Wire Mesh Panels Provide Security Across Multiple Warehouse, Manufacturing Applications

Constructed in standard-sized panels for modular installation configurations, wire mesh panels made of steel provide security and protection in a variety of applications throughout warehousing, manufacturing, and distribution operations. The panels can form the basis of a free-standing structure when ...
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Why Repeated Handling Of Small Work Pieces Can Harm Workers’ ...

While most operations acknowledge that manually lifting and moving a heavy object has a high risk of injuring a worker’s back, many don’t recognize that repeated movement of small items — day in and day out, shift after shift — ...
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Ground-Level Protective Curbs Stop Forklift Penetration Damage

As forklifts move around a facility — either with or without a load — their forks are typically raised 2 or 3 inches above the floor. This gives the operator a less obstructed view of the route ahead; however, the ...
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Workstation Cranes: An Ergonomic Solution For Workpiece Handling

To help workers lift, handle, and move heavy objects both safely and ergonomically, workstation cranes can be installed within individual manufacturing and assembly work cells. Designed to handle loads up to 4,000 pounds, these systems reduce the physical exertion, fatigue, ...
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7 Tips For Protecting Loading Dock Employees

The loading dock can be one of the busiest spaces within a building. Vehicles of all sizes (vans, box trucks, tractor-trailers) are coming and going. Dock doors are opening and closing. Pallets and cartons are being loaded and unloaded, either ...
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Pair Ergonomic Solutions For Safer Pick-And-Place

With the bulk of workers’ compensation overexertion claims associated with manual material handling — like pulling, pushing, lifting, carrying, holding and reaching — it’s important to look for ergonomic assist equipment that reduces those strains while minimizing repetitive motions. For ...