Ergonomic Positioning Solutions Improve Safety

Ergonomic Lift Tables help repetitive stress injuries Pentalift’s Ergonomic Lift Tables suit a wide variety of applications. Adjustable height designs are available in 2,500, 4,000 and 6,000 lb capacities. Ergonomic tables help position parts within easy reach of the operator. Repetitive bending and reaching can cause man... Read More

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 Topics:
    1. Loading DocksThis is a broad topic that involves a variety of tips related to working with loading docks, without a forklift. It is important to remove one object ... Read More

24486552_sLogistic readiness operations have a number of safety concerns to take into consideration when they are generating a comprehensive safety plan. One of the most neglected areas of logistics safety training tends to be fall protection training. Logistics personnel tend to be rough and r... Read More

types of dock levelersAs dock and warehouse safety issues grow in importance along with productivity and environmental mandates, there becomes an increasing need for more innovative equipment. One of the areas of ongoing innovation pertains to levelers. There are three basic types of dock levelers: mechanical, air and hydraulic units. The type you will want to use will... Read More

how to ship hazardous materials Hazardous shipments are dangerous not only for assets and company profit, but possibly also for the health of employees and bystanders. When dealing with hazardous materials it is important to be aware of the material, be prepared for all foreseeable di... Read More
090831-N-3038W-037 Recent research has shown that preventative maintenance can greatly improve worker efficiency. Supervisors need to understand the importance of both quality and maintenance, since if they don’t, the company or organization costs will rise. Poor efficiency affects the quality of ... Read More

hydraulic-liftThe advent of custom hydraulic lift solutions has drastically reduced the risk of injury across a variety of industrial and commercial facilities. The versatility of hydraulic lifting equipment has allowed many operators to perform tasks that would otherwise be considered ... Read More

Forklift loaderEnsuring that your warehouse is a safe environment is important for both personal protection and the protection of your employees. In today’s society, it is also important that you adhere to all safety ... Read More

Manual material handling in the workplace is concerned with the process in which an object is moved through spaces solely under the power of the human operator. Such activities may include lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, lowering, and all other similar tasks. In addition, pushing a cart or using a mechanical assist is often included in the manual material handling category.

There should be no argument that manual material handling is a high risk activity in many industries. Statistics provide more than enough data to support this affirmation. Here are ... Read More

Industrial performance is considered a three-dimensional concept consisting of time (speed), quality, and cost. When a company adheres to ergonomic principles at the workplace all of the three dimensions of industrial performance experience dramatic improvement. Ergonomics in the workplace will not only lower costs, but will also reduce the throughput time of stock orders and will result in higher quality in all aspects of their work. Ergonomically designed workplaces are considered one of the best investments for high returns on investments.