Tag: Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association

Safety

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 ...
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Pedestrian And Traffic Barriers: Where They Should Be Used And ...

Installing pedestrian and traffic barriers within warehouses, distribution centers, factories, manufacturing facilities, and other industrial buildings protects personnel from hazards such as vehicles and other dangerous equipment. With these barriers or guardrails in place, a physical separation is created to ...
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Can’t Find An Off-The-Shelf Guarding Solution? Here’s Why Custom Is ...

A quick search online for virtually any type of protective guarding — guardrails, bollards, safety gates, kickplates, steel mesh, safety netting, dock barriers and more — will quickly yield a number of standard, off-the-shelf products. Most of these systems and ...
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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 ...