Is your warehouse prepared for an emergency situation?
If not, you’re tempting fate. Should disaster strike, a bad situation could quickly become 100 times worse.
Having an emergency plan in place for anything that comes your way isn’t just a smart, sound safety practice – it’s literally the difference between injuries and serious injuries, or life and death!
Hard hats are one of the most important safety items today’s industrial workers can wear. Mandated by OSHA to be worn on a variety of work sites, they help protect the head from a wide range of hazards. These include flying objects, collision impact, falling debris, electrical shock, and more. Every day, they save lives and prevent injuries on the job. Continue reading
When the subject of aerial lift safety is brought up, many hazards come to mind:
– Stability (wet or uneven terrain, etc.)
– Power lines
– Tip overs
– Trees, bridges and other overhead dangers
– And many more
Here’s another hazard you might not think about often, but is still a significant danger: objects falling from aerial lifts and scissor lifts.
Training costs money. And it also saves you money – much more than the actual cost of instruction, evaluation, and everything else related to the safety training process.
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires that all forklift operators have thorough equipment training before using any aerial lift, scissor lift, or other type of aerial work platform (AWP).
These days, industrial tools, technologies and equipment change fast. One of the best ways to keep up is to attend expos and events that pertain to your business. Here are five you don’t want to miss.