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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Protective Guarding Search Tool Updated With More Solutions Categories

Developed and continuously updated by the members of the Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association (ProGMA), the free Protective Guarding Search Tool has been expanded with additional solutions categories. As a one-stop resource for facility managers, safety managers, and end users, the ...
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The Importance Of Proper Anchoring For Safety Barriers And Protective ...

When properly installed, industrial guardrail barriers and barrier posts protect pedestrians, facility structures, and equipment against impacts from motorized vehicles, such as lift trucks. Nearly all of these structures are directly floor-mounted with robust anchors of varying types depending on ...
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Prevent Damage From Lift Trucks With Protective Curb Barriers

When traveling throughout a facility, lift truck operators typically raise the loaded (or unloaded) forks of their vehicles 3 to 4 inches above the floor. This prevents the tips of the forks from grinding against the floor surface — usually ...
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The Pros And Cons Of Different Building Column Protector Styles

Installed around a building column at its base, column protectors are industrial guarding devices that serve to minimize the effect of an impact by a motorized vehicle or forklift. They are most often found in aisle or areas of a ...
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Safeguard Employees And Facility Structures In The Dock Area With ...

With everything that goes on in (and through) a facility’s shipping and receiving docks, it’s no wonder that space is frequently the most heavily trafficked in a building. From a variety of over-the-road vehicles backing in and pulling away and ...
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Improve Warehouse Safety By Adding Protective Guard Netting To These ...

Protective guard netting, also known as “rack guard netting,” “overhead netting,” and “safety netting,” retains and prevents items falling from heights to reach the ground. This protects workers and pedestrians from potentially being struck by a falling object, as well ...