EASEErgonomic Solutions

Ergonomic Industrial Workstations Reduce Worker Fatigue

The number of manufacturing and assembly operations in the U.S. is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.96% between 2024 and 2028. Simultaneously, value added services — often customizations performed by workers — are likely ...
EASEErgonomic Solutions

EASE Council Panel To Discuss Ergonomic Manufacturing Solutions At MODEX ...

Annually, U.S. manufacturers lose nearly $8.32 billion due to serious, non-fatal workplace injuries. According to the 2023 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index’s Manufacturing report, the top cause is overexertion when handling objects. (It’s also the top cause of injuries across ...
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ProGMA’s Two MODEX 2024 Educational Sessions Explore The Latest Protective ...

Among the Top 10 causes of serious, disabling workplace injuries are falls to a lower level, falling items, being caught in machinery, and pedestrian/vehicle incidents. Together, these four causes alone cost employers $15.79 billion, according to the 2023 Liberty Mutual ...
Guarding SolutionsProGMA

Curb Barriers Guard Against Fork Penetration In Pedestrian, Equipment Areas

To protect personnel, equipment, and building structures from forklift impacts, many operations install safety barriers and other protective guarding devices. However, the majority of those solutions don’t extend all the way to the floor. Those gaps create the potential for ...
EASEEducation

Use Pushing And Pulling Guidelines To Assess Workers’ Potential Injury ...

Warehouses, distribution centers, and manufacturing facilities often rely on people power to move loads. Workers push or pull wheeled carts and pallet jacks to transport items. Yet the forces associated with maneuvering parts and products through different processes can also ...
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New ProGMA Video Explains Steel Mesh Containment Panel Standard

Storing products overhead in pallet racking is a great way to maximize the usable space in a warehouse or distribution center (DC). Yet it also increases the risk of items falling into aisleways and potentially causing injury to workers or ...
EASEErgonomic Solutions

Ergonomic Material Handling Solutions Cut Workplace Repetitive Lifting Injury Risks

While workplace injuries can result from a single incident in which a worker attempts to move, position, or lift a very large, heavy load, they can also occur when an employee performs the same task repeatedly. Whether it’s in a ...
Guarding SolutionsProGMASafety

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, ...
EASESafety

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 ...
Guarding SolutionsProGMASafety

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 ...