2504, 2016

By |April 25th, 2016|Categories: Advice|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on How To Prevent Heat-Related Illness in Your Warehouse This Summer

When it comes to preventable warehouse deaths and injuries, heat exposure is a top-ranking culprit.

In a 10-year study of heat-related illnesses in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), found there were an average of approximately 618 deaths per year. During a particularly brutal heat wave in 2012, OSHA recorded 4,120 heat-related worker illnesses in one year alone.

Understanding heat-related illness and knowing how to spot the signs are important components to preventing heat-related illness in your warehouse. Use these tips to keep your warehouse employees safe from harmful heat exposure this summer. […]

1404, 2016

By |April 14th, 2016|Categories: Pallet Rack|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on 5 Critical Pallet Rack Safety Hazards

Steel pallet racks are as critical to your warehouse operation as the employees that work within it. Unfortunately, these essential structures are often neglected after installation, creating potentially deadly occupational health and safety risks as well as costly property damage.

Without comprehensive pallet racking inspections and self-assessments serious accidents from faulty or damaged racks are likely to occur.

However, as we’ll see businesses can drastically increase safety in their warehouses by preemptively addressing these five common but critical pallet rack safety hazards. […]

104, 2016

By |April 1st, 2016|Categories: Advice, Pallet Rack|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Damaged Racks: Repair or Replace

With more than 4,600 deaths in 2012 alone, the warehouse environment is frequently cited as one of OSHA’s high-risk working environments.

Due to the constant wear and tear of heavy loads, machinery and operations changes your racks may sustain damages that go dangerously unnoticed. One of the best steps you can take to prevent injury and […]

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