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How To Identify Areas Where Guardrails May Be Needed

Installing fixed protective barriers such as guardrails creates a physical separation between workers and potential impact hazards — such as vehicles, forklifts carrying loads, and mobile material handling equipment. Likewise, they can be installed to protect inventory, structures, equipment and ...
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The Importance Of Rack Guarding To Worker And Product Safety

Attached to the columns on the sides and back of individual rack bays, configured to prevent unauthorized access to a specific area of a rack structure, or deployed to prevent entry to an entire aisle, rack guarding offers protection of ...
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Stop Personnel, Product Falls From Openings in Pick Modules With ...

Working in pick modules or shelving within rack-supported platforms, associates can be three to four levels above the floor — vastly higher than the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Standard 1910.29 requirement for fall protection of any opening higher ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...