2706, 2016

By |June 27th, 2016|Categories: Advice|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on What to Do about the Heat and Humidity Contributors in Your Warehouse

Did you know you could theoretically decrease your picking error rates by regulating your warehouse’s temperature?

With rising summer temps the air inside your warehouse may grow stagnant. Sweltering heat coupled with increased humidity can lead to low productivity levels and dangerous safety hazards. Fortunately, the inverse is also true.

Below is some background about how heat and humidity can negatively affect your distribution center and what you can do about it. […]

306, 2016

By |June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Pallet Rack|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Prevent Pallet Rack Damage in 8 Simple Steps

In a battle of forklift vs pallet rack, we’d put our money on the forklift every time. While collisions are often unavoidable, some are severe enough to disrupt your warehouse. Learn how to keep your operation going and repair the potential issues upfront. There’s an easier solution to the repair or replace conundrum.

If you’re looking to spare yourself the cost and inconvenience of a damaged pallet rack, heed these eight essential prevention tips. […]

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. […]

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