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6 Ways To Limit Risk When Loading Flatbed Trailers With ...

Driving a forklift onto a flatbed trailer to load product can be an extremely risky endeavor. That’s because flatbed trailers lack fixed guardrails or other protective barriers on their sides, meaning the potential exists for the driver and vehicle to ...
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Exoskeletons Have Potential To Help Workers Perform Manual Material Handling ...

With the current U.S. workforce both aging and not as fit as it was 25 years ago, companies are examining a variety of ergonomic assist solutions to help workers perform manual, repetitive material handling activities safely and efficiently. One such ...
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Protect Employees From Robotic And Automated Equipment Hazards

When installing robotic and automated systems in a warehouse, distribution center, or factory, it is important to secure the perimeter of the equipment and machinery. One way to keep personnel out of the way of robotic or automated equipment used ...
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Handle Unusual, Hard-To-Grip Loads With Ergonomic Vacuum Lifters

Not every load has the uniform shape, sturdy construction, durable surface, flat sides, or continuous rigidity required for it to be successfully lifted by an ergonomic workstation crane and hoist outfitted with a mechanical lifting device such as a clamp, ...
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Safety Training Best Practices Reduce Risk Of Worker Injuries

Nearly every warehouse and distribution center touts “safety first” as an operational mandate; yet some operations have better safety records than others. With the Bureau of Labor Statistics noting that annual warehouse fatalities doubled between 2015 and 2017, and warehouse ...
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Ergonomic, Safe Workplaces Enhance Productivity Of Workforce

Warehouse operations, manufacturing facilities and distribution centers that invest in ergonomically designed technologies and training to help workers safely perform physical tasks will improve both their wellbeing and overall productivity. That’s because anywhere from a third to half of all ...
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Looking For Protective Guarding? New Search Tool Makes It Easier ...

To help warehousing, manufacturing, distribution, and other industrial facilities owners and managers more easily find the protective guarding solutions they need to keep their workers safe — as well as to protect the integrity of handled products and building structures ...
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Avoid These Three Common Ergonomics Mistakes

Even as operations are adding more automation and technologies that free personnel from redundant or repetitive work, manual material handling tasks remain. An emphasis on safety and proper ergonomics — as well as investing in ergonomic equipment that supports safe ...
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Key Considerations When Designing And Specifying Data Center Caging

With the increasing push toward e-commerce and digital operations, organizations of all sizes — from small to large — are increasingly investing in computing power. That, in turn, has amplified the need for data centers. Used for remote storage, processing ...
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Your Operation’s Productivity Isn’t As High As You’d Like? Consider ...

If your operation’s throughput isn’t as high as you think it should be, or your workers aren’t as productive as you expect, perhaps some ergonomic adjustments are in order. That’s because the science of ergonomics aims not only to remove ...