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Answer These 9 Questions When Specifying An Ergonomic Electric Tugger

Electric tuggers provide ergonomic, versatile, and efficient material transfer in a wide range of industries. Deployed in manufacturing, assembly, warehousing, and distribution, electric tuggers are also customizable to meet specific application requirements. To ensure that an operation selects the optimal ...
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Electric Tuggers Provide Versatile, Ergonomic Material Transfer

Utilized in manufacturing, assembly, warehousing, and distribution, electric tuggers help workers move heavy loads in multiple industries and applications. These compact, motorized units typically incorporate two large fixed wheels and two spinning casters. A single handlebar control allows an operator ...
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Protective Guarding Helps Warehouses Be OSHA Compliant And Eliminate Hazards

Last October, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) began unscheduled inspections warehouses and distribution centers as part of its new National Emphasis Program. The agency’s goal is to reduce and eliminate hazards in these operations, which employ more than ...
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Improve Dock Safety With Protective Guarding, Part 2: Products And ...

Nearly 25% of all industrial accidents take place in shipping and receiving docks. As explored in the previous post the dangers to workers and truck drivers include potential forklift collisions and falls from open dock doors. However, forklift impacts can also ...
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Improve Dock Safety With Protective Guarding, Part 1: People

Inbound and outbound loading docks are among the busiest areas within a facility. They’re also among the most dangerous. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, between 2015 and 2020, nearly 33,000 employees missed an average of two weeks of ...
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Ergonomic Solutions Support Safer Handling At EASE Council Member Facilities

With its new National Emphasis Program, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) will be scrutinizing warehousing and distribution operations’ ergonomic practices more closely. Facilities looking to address the causes of worker injuries can gather safer handling ideas from the ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...