Pentalift Blog - Warehouse Safety
May 9, 2016, 10:35 am - Despite the apparent order, working in a warehouse is not exactly the safest place on earth. There are many dangers lurking around the corner. That leads to certain warehouse safety topics that you simply can’t afford not to discuss with your team of employees. Here are ten important topics that you should cover: Warehouse Safety […]
April 22, 2016, 12:06 pm - If the overhead door is closed and locked, a mechanical dock leveler will not damage the door when the dock leveler is activated. An air powered dock leveler or hydraulic dock leveler will cause extensive damage to the closed and locked overhead door if operated. To address this concern for potential damage, both air powered and hydraulic dock levelers can be ordered with an optional overhead door interlock switch. A striker plate on the door activates a wall installed limit switch when the door is opened. Only when the limit switch is activated, will the dock leveler operate. Contact a Pentalift Sales Representative for further information.
April 22, 2016, 9:43 am - A warehouse is by its very nature a risky place. Large items, moving vehicles, heavy machinery and people walking about are the ingredients for a potential catastrophe. But there are a number of things you can do to minimize the risk of injury and damage. Some of them are specific to a warehouse environment and […]
March 21, 2016, 10:00 am - If you run a business that requires you to have a warehouse, it means that you manage quite a large amount of your product. It also means that you have to comply with basic safety regulations to ensure that your employees and operations are safe. But with the hectic warehouse environment, as new inventory comes […]
March 14, 2016, 9:30 am - There are a number of workplaces and environments that have high risk of health problems from work-related heat exposure, including brick and ceramic plants, iron and steel foundries, rubber factories, mining sites, smelters, and food canneries, among others. The human body is meant to stay at a constant temperature of 98.6 degrees, but when the […]