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How To Select The Right Guardrail For A Specific Application

Guardrails and other protective barriers are intended to improve safety in distribution centers, warehouses, or manufacturing facilities by creating a physical separation between personnel and hazards such as materials handling equipment or vehicles. They can also be used to protect ...
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Improve Stock Feeding, Part Removal From CNC Machinery With Ergonomic ...

Manually feeding blanks into computer numerical control (CNC) machine tools can be a strenuous, awkward task for even the most fit operator. And, even though these machines (drills, borers, lathes, routers, mills, laser cutters) create a part by removing material, ...
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Three (Less Obvious) Ways Steel Mesh Containment Panels Save Money

Steel mesh containment panels are used in a variety of applications in manufacturing and warehousing to protect items and personnel options. Yet, aside from the cost savings it provides by safeguarding inventory and tooling from pilferage and associates from injuries, this ...
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Beyond Wheels And Casters: Total Cart Design Mitigates Push/Pull Forces

When engineering an industrial cart that will be handled manually for at least some (or all) of its operational usage, most users believe that the type of wheels and casters chosen is the most critical element of the design. And, ...
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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 — ...