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Preventative Safety Policies and How Your Company Can Benefit 

Worker safety is one of the top priorities for OSHA and other regulators for warehouses and factories. Creating safe spaces is a crucial part of keeping workers safe. Ensuring that air quality is up to OSHA standards, for example, is a large part of any warehouse safety effort. Training is also a large component of keeping workers safe. Not only do workers need a safe environment to work in, but they also need to know what to do in case [...]

By |2020-05-11T22:10:48-05:00May 11th, 2020|Good To Know|Comments Off on Preventative Safety Policies and How Your Company Can Benefit 

The Importance of Training Workers in Safety

It should come as no surprise that safety training for workers in your warehouse or factory is an extremely important topic for OSHA, EPA, and Department of Transportation (DOT) compliance. These regulatory bodies provide training specifications to ensure that your workplace and your workers are in compliance with these safety standards. However, up to 90% of small to medium-sized factory and warehouse companies don’t properly manage their OSHA, EPA, DOT, and state environmental training requirements, which puts them at serious [...]

By |2020-04-28T10:11:48-05:00April 28th, 2020|Good To Know|Comments Off on The Importance of Training Workers in Safety

How to Improve Air Quality and Control Temperatures in the Warehouse

Indoor air quality is a point of emphasis for manufacturing and warehouse regulating agencies. It’s easy to lose control of air quality and temperature control in a large open space with hard-working machines and workers everywhere, but by using automated and fast-responding systems, you can ensure that your workers have a safe space to do their jobs and comply with air quality regulations. Air quality can be difficult to monitor and prove compliance. It’s important to pay attention to the [...]

By |2020-04-27T14:59:42-05:00March 30th, 2020|Good To Know|Comments Off on How to Improve Air Quality and Control Temperatures in the Warehouse

OSHA Drone Inspections: What They Mean for You

OSHA compliance is big business for small businesses. Incurring a $30,000 fine can shut down production and ruin any stability your business could have been providing for workers and clients. OSHA remains mostly consistent in their inspection methods and their penalties. However, a recent shift to using drones to inspect workspaces means companies have to adjust to ensure they show they comply effectively. In May 2018, OSHA issued a memorandum mandating the use of drones to inspect workplaces under specific [...]

By |2020-04-27T15:12:25-05:00March 16th, 2020|Good To Know|Comments Off on OSHA Drone Inspections: What They Mean for You

The Four Most-Overlooked Forklift Safety Hazards

In the manufacturing industry, most of us are familiar with forklifts and forklift safety. Anyone who operates a forklift must be trained on operating it safely for both themselves and anyone else in the vicinity. Since forklifts are asked to perform a wide range of crucial tasks for many manufacturers, OSHA has many rules, regulations, and certifications surrounding them, including the hard and fast rule that no one under 18 can operate one. You know the OSHA rules about forklifts, [...]

By |2020-03-02T09:46:48-05:00February 21st, 2020|Good To Know|Comments Off on The Four Most-Overlooked Forklift Safety Hazards

Amputation Hazards in the Manufacturing Industry and How to Deal With Them

Amputation hazards in the manufacturing industry are all too real for workers. Unfortunately, there isn’t a way to completely eradicate the risk of losing a body part in a manufacturing setting, but there are plenty of ways that OSHA regulates safety in manufacturing plants and factories specifically to prevent serious injuries like this. As a business owner, you can take steps to bring your manufacturing space into OSHA compliance and rest easy knowing your workers are safe.  […]

By |2020-04-27T15:25:44-05:00February 7th, 2020|Good To Know|Comments Off on Amputation Hazards in the Manufacturing Industry and How to Deal With Them
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