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Protective Guarding Safeguards Personnel On An Industrial Work Platform, Part ...

By adding an industrial work platform, a company can increase its usable square footage without a building expansion. Putting work overhead, however, increases the risk of associates who work on these elevated areas for injury from falls. That makes protective ...
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5 Protective Guarding Trends Improving Warehouse Safety

While warehouses and distribution centers (DCs) have always prioritized employee safety, they’re increasingly looking for new ways to protect their people. Further, operations managers are simultaneously taking a closer look at ways to enhance the safety of their other assets, ...
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EASE Council Alliance Furthers OSHA Workplace Safety Education Initiatives

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has formed an alliance with the Ergonomic Assist Systems & Equipment (EASE) Council of MHI. The partnership currently covers the state of Georgia. Together, the two organizations will work ...
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5 Ways To Improve Warehouse Parking Lot Safety

Depending on how many shifts an operation runs, the parking lot of a warehouse, distribution center (DC), or fulfillment operation can be an extremely busy place. Not only are employees arriving in their personal vehicles and exiting them to walk ...
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Mitigate Impact Forces On Uprights With Pallet Rack Column Guards

Because of their proximity to forklift traffic, the aisle-side uprights of industrial steel storage racking systems are vulnerable to impacts. Any damage caused by forklift trucks or other moving equipment can significantly reduce the load bearing capacity of the system. ...
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How Rear Impact Guard Regulation and Design Changes Affect Loading ...

A Rear Impact Guard (RIG), also known as an ICC bumper, helps prevent closely following passenger cars from riding under the rear of a semi-trailer if it must stop quickly from a high speed. The position and durability of a ...
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Pedestrian And Traffic Barriers: Regulations, Standards, And Best Practices

Beyond the general duty clause that requires employers to keep workers safe from recognized hazards and 29 CFR 1910.176(a), which requires sufficient safe clearances around mechanical handling equipment and appropriately marked permanent aisles and passageways, the Occupational Health and Safety ...