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Category Archives: Safety

What do workplace injuries truly cost?

When we discuss workplace safety with our team members and customers, and in particular the hazards surrounding warehouse operations and material handling equipment, we often talk about the high costs of accidents and how to best invest in prevention. But the fact is, the true cost of work related injuries reaches well beyond what is  Continue Reading »

Working with Rental Experts Saves Money in the Long Term

Warehouse and operations managers who are responsible for renting reliable material handling equipment have many variables to consider besides the cost and terms of the rental. Basing any rental decision on price alone is risky, for a number of reasons. Forklift equipment is a great example, as capacities, attachments, run times and battery handling (in  Continue Reading »

Why You Should Be Concerned About Your Operator’s Forklift Credentials

While it may be common knowledge that operators need to be properly trained to operate a forklift safely, there remains a lot of confusion on not only what OSHA requires, but what best practices can keep your operation safe and your organization out of hot water. Obviously, OSHA’s goal is to reduce the number of  Continue Reading »

Using Vehicles Restraints – The Best Choice for Dock Safety

Docks can present serious safety challenges, and the busier the warehouse or distribution facility, the more those concerns compound. One safety feature that deserves immediate attention is vehicle restraints. If your operation is not currently using vehicle restraints all the time, day in and day out, consider these hazards and look into an easy fix  Continue Reading »