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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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When Are Bollards An Ideal Protective Guarding Solution?

As one of many different types of barriers offered by the members of the Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association (ProGMA), it may not always be obvious when to use bollards over other equipment. In certain applications, bollards might be used interchangeably ...
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Protect High Height Infrastructure With These Four Solutions

Elevated walkways, overhead conveyor systems, work platforms, facility structures, and dock doors—all can be vulnerable to impacts from forklifts. If an operator forgets to lower their load or is driving a taller-masted vehicle, these areas are at risk of a ...
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How To Select The Right Bollard Material For Your Application

Bollards are vertical posts anchored to a concrete surface to create a protective barrier that absorbs and dissipates impact energy. Their placement creates a physical obstruction between personnel and moving hazards, such as materials handling equipment or vehicles, without impeding ...
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Improve Operational Safety With Protective Guarding Resources From The ProGMA ...

Navigating the breadth of options to find the optimal protective guarding solution for a unique application can be challenging. Particularly when seeking equipment that ensures compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) regulations. Recognizing this, the members of the ...
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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. ...