Safety Equipment

The Many Uses of Safety Baskets

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There is a wide variety of applications for safety man baskets, with several types of baskets used for varying purposes. Knowing the intended uses of each basket, as well as the safety procedures for each, is essential for making informed purchasing decisions and proper implementation…

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Safety Equipment & Policies No Warehouse Should be Without

Posted in Safety Equipment, Warehouse

Warehouses can be a hazardous place, due to the prevalence of heavy machinery and the heights at which goods and equipment may be stacked. But with a commitment to safety procedures and equipment, the chance of workplace injuries can be greatly reduced. Here are five…

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Six Essential Crane Man Basket Safety Tips

Posted in News & Press, Products, Safety Equipment

When operating a crane-mounted man basket, it is imperative to follow the latest OSHA/ASME regulations, employ quality equipment and last but not least, use common sense. Some vital crane man basket safety tips include: Be Sure It’s Certified The first and most crucial safety tip…

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Dock Ramps 101

Posted in Materials Handling, Products, Safety Equipment, Warehouse

If your business is doing a lot of shipping and receiving, a loading dock ramp can help increase both efficiency and safety. Dock ramps act as a liaison between your warehouse and vehicles, making up for differences in height, and filling the gap between truck…

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Dock Bumpers 101

Posted in Products, Safety Equipment

Dock bumpers are essential to protecting your dock, building, trailers and employees. The impact force of a backing truck can range from 100,000 to 300,000 lbs., potentially causing structural damage to your building and causing injury. Dock bumpers provide durable, economical protection against damage and…

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Safety Bollards FAQ

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We see them everywhere, these thin – or fat – short steel poles (usually no more than three or four feet high), painted a bright yellow that stick up out of a floor, sidewalk or road letting us know it’s unsafe to proceed. In fact…

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6 Warehouse Safety Tips

Posted in Materials Handling, Safety Equipment, Warehouse

Warehouses can be one of the most dangerous places to work when it comes to accidents and injury: large and moving machinery (forklifts, for example) carrying heavy loads (pallets full of product) can be quite hazardous to your workers. Read below for six safety tips…

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Forklift Safety Checklist – Quick Tips To Avoid Forklift Accidents

Posted in Forklifts, Safety Equipment

When you talk about forklift accidents, people always think of forklifts tipping over. It’s true they can tip over without following proper safety guidelines, and there are also other hazards when using a forklift that get less attention, including crashes, pedestrian injuries and more. Proper…

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Shocking Safety Warehouse Statistics

Posted in Safety Equipment, Warehouse

Considering how many warehouses there are in the U.S. (more than 7,000 in 2011, latest statistics we could find) as well as the number of people who work in warehouses (more than 145,000 workers in 2011), it’s amazing there aren’t more warehouse accidents each year…

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6 Potential Hazards for Construction Workers

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Let’s face it, construction work by its very definition (the building of things) is inherently dangerous. Read below for some of the top six potential hazards for construction workers (and how to alleviate the danger). Slips and falls are quite common at construction sites, leading…

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