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Do Your Steel Mesh Containment Panels Meet The ANSI MH31.1 ...

Attached to the uprights, backs, and sides of individual industrial steel pallet racks and vertical storage systems, steel mesh containment panels contain items stored overhead. Their presence reduces the chance of equipment or inventory falling. Also known as rack safety ...
EASEGuidelines

Resolve To Create A Proactive Ergonomics Improvement Action Plan In ...

Why does your operation need a proactive ergonomics improvement action plan in 2023? If yours is one of the hundreds of U.S. businesses that’s experienced a non-fatal workplace injury in its facilities, then you know first-hand the direct costs: workers ...
Guarding SolutionsProGMA

Not Using Protective Guarding Around Equipment And Machinery? It’ll Cost ...

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) makes it abundantly clear in Regulation 29 CFR 1910.212 that machine guarding (protective guarding) must be installed to protect operators and other employees in the area from hazards associated with equipment. This includes ...
EASEGuidelines

Guidelines For Safe Equipment Use Minimize Risk Of Worker Injuries

For operations looking to move away from exclusively using human power to handle individual items and containers in warehousing and fulfillment operations, there are a variety of recommendations for the selection of — and guidelines for the safe use of ...
Guarding SolutionsProGMA

Learn How Protective Guarding Has Evolved To Strengthen Worker Safety

This article previously appeared in MHI Solutions Magazine, Volume 10, Issue 4. People need to feel safe to be productive, and in industrial environments a crucial component of keeping workers safe is keeping them adequately separated from certain equipment. Fixed ...
EASEErgonomic Solutions

Two EASE Council Videos Detail Benefits Of Industry Group Membership

Working together to educate facility owners and operators about the importance of safer, healthier, and more ergonomically correct workplaces, the members of the Ergonomic Assist Systems & Equipment (EASE) Council of MHI are encouraging other manufacturers of this type of ...
Guarding SolutionsProGMA

Prevent Trailer Damage To Loading Docks With Dock Bumpers

With the shortage of truck drivers hitting a historic high in the past 12 months, chances are that any driver making a delivery or arriving to pick up a shipment at a facility’s dock is going to be stressed, in ...
EASEGuidelines

Reduce Ergonomic Injury Risk With These Guidelines For Safer Manual ...

Even with investment in automated material handling solutions forecast to grow from a current market size of $28.8 billion to $45.1 billion in the next five years, manual handling tasks in warehouses, distribution centers, and manufacturing facilities will never disappear. ...
Guarding SolutionsProGMA

Topple Barriers Protect Pedestrians From Falling Floor-Stacked Loads

Floor- or block-stacked loads — which can include palletized goods, individual cases, bulk containers, or large products (such as paper rolls) — are often stored in warehouses or manufacturing facility spaces where traditional pallet racking is not suitable. However, instead ...
EASEEducation

Improper Ergonomics When Handling Objects And Awkward Postures Cost Employers ...

Every week, non-fatal workplace injuries cost U.S. businesses more than $1 billion, with total injuries exceeding $58 billion annually, according to Liberty Mutual Insurance’s 2022 Workplace Safety Index. The annual report, produced by the insurer’s risk control services division, ranks ...