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How To Select The Right Type Of Protective Guard Netting ...

Protective guard netting (also called “overhead guarding” and “safety netting”) improves the safety of personnel and pedestrians in distribution centers, warehouses, and manufacturing facilities by preventing items from falling from heights. When properly installed, the netting retains products, totes, cases, ...
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Lower The Chance Of Back Injuries With Ergonomic Solutions

This post is part of the EASE Educational Series: Ergonomic Solutions from Head to Toe In 2019, 4,790 workers employed in the general warehousing and storage industry experienced a back injury that kept them off the job for multiple days, ...
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How To Identify Areas Where Rack Guarding Is Needed

Protective steel mesh containment panels — also called rack back, rack safety panels, or rack guarding — are attached to the uprights (columns) on the sides, back or face of industrial steel storage rack. These panels prevent pallets or products ...
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Prevent Arm Injuries With These Ergonomic Assist Systems

This post is part of the EASE Educational Series: Ergonomic Solutions from Head to Toe General warehousing and storage workers suffered 970 arm injuries that kept them out of work for several days in 2019, according to the Bureau of ...
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The Importance Of Protective Guard Netting For Worker Safety And ...

Lightweight, easy to install and cost effective, protective guard netting — when properly installed — offers protection for both workers and products by retaining and preventing items falling from heights to reach the ground. Also known as “overhead netting” and ...
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How Three Different Ergonomic Assist Devices Support Social Distancing

Many operations require two associates to lift, handle, and manipulate loads weighing more than 50 pounds as a means to reduce the risk of injury associated with manually moving heavy items. While this measure may help decrease the chance of ...
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Consider The Following When Specifying Industrial Social Distancing Barriers

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be a part of daily life for the foreseeable future, manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution operations continue to deploy a variety of polices, practices, and measures to safeguard their employees’ health and wellbeing. Among the ...
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How Ergonomic Equipment Can Minimize The Risk Of Hearing Loss

This post is part of the EASE Educational Series: Ergonomic Solutions from Head to Toe While most operations managers and facility owners think of ergonomic assist systems and equipment in terms of their ability to reduce lost time injury costs ...
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Secure Building Entrances With Wire Mesh Cages That Prevent Unauthorized ...

To prevent unauthorized access to a facility via the loading dock or other exterior facility entrance, a compact interior enclosure that surrounds the access door can be constructed of steel wire mesh panels. This ensures that a visitor — such ...
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Adding An Ergonomic Vacuum Lifter To A Food, Pharmaceutical, Or ...

Manually handling loads in food and beverage, pharmaceutical, or clean room applications can put tremendous ergonomic strain on an operator. Even employees who are in excellent shape will become more fatigued and less productive after several hours of performing the ...