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Improve safety and ergonomics with code-compliant stairs
September 19, 2023
Providing OSHA- and IBC-compliant code-compliant stairs is the first step to ensuring safe access to equipment, platforms or other floors in your facility.
5 Tips to Gain Security Budget Approval
August 18, 2023
Looking to make a case for security budget in the new year? See our 5 tips for gaining the buy-in you need to adequately secure your operation from today’s high crime.
Managing for lift truck operator safety
August 14, 2023
Sure, lift truck operators are on the front lines of safe operation, but having a strong safety program takes plenty of management involvement as well. Importance of forklift safety programs.
Automated Vehicles (AVs): While skepticism abounds, there’s plenty of forward momentum
August 1, 2023
While there are several sides to this, and there will most assuredly be major issues to overcome, a tectonic shift is coming.
Department of Labor announces national emphasis program aimed at reducing workplace hazards in DCs
July 14, 2023
In addition to distribution centers and warehouses, three-year program also encompasses mail, parcel processing; local delivery; high-risk retail workplaces. State plans are required to adopt this emphasis program or establish a different program at least as effective as the federal model.
10 Things to Consider When Outfitting Your Warehouse
June 15, 2023
When it comes time to outfit your warehouse with a racking system, it can be hard to know where to start.
7 ways to reinforce lift truck operating best practices
June 15, 2023
Click through the interactive article to watch seven videos showing some of the capabilities of an Edison Award-winning solution.
Sensors give lift truck safety a boost
June 12, 2023
Operator-assist technologies that use sensors and cameras to alert lift truck operators of potential collisions with other trucks, pedestrians or obstacles aren’t new, but they’re progressing in capabilities and can be paired with telematics for further insights.
60 Seconds with Brian Feehan, President of Industrial Truck Association (ITA)
June 7, 2023
Our editor sat down with Brian Feehan, President of Industrial Truck Association (ITA) to discuss the association and National Forklift Safety Day
Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas group celebrates 10th anniversary of National Forklift Safety Day
June 6, 2023
Logisnext is supporting National Forklift Safety Day through a variety of safety-focused activities. The group, which offers five leading forklift brands--Cat lift trucks, Mitsubishi forklift trucks, Jungheinrich, UniCarriers Forklifts and Rocla AGV Solutions--stresses safety first.
Security For Warehouse and Distribution Centers
May 23, 2023
With the price of goods continuing to increase due to the looming recession and inflation, cargo theft numbers continue to rise as thieves can generate greater and greater profits on the resale market. If your warehouse, distribution center or truck lot hasn’t been hit yet, it’s only a matter of time. Are you ready?
The Railway Safety Act of 2023 advances to Senate floor
May 11, 2023
A piece of legislation focused directly on various aspects related to railroad safety, entitled the Railway Safety Act of 2023, is headed to the Senate floor after being approved by the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation yesterday by a 16-11 margin. The bill was introduced on March 1 by its lead co-sponsors from Ohio, Sherrod Brown (D) and J.D. Vance (R). A major impetus for it was due to the February 3 derailment of a Norfolk Southern freight...
Veo Robotics lands $29 million investment round
April 25, 2023
Startup offers intelligent safeguarding technology for industrial robots. March 2023 closing includes participation by Amazon, Yamaha Motor, and Safar Partners
Best Practices for Safe and Efficient Dock Operations
April 19, 2023
On this episode, St. Onge project manager David Dziwis walks us through best practices for safe and efficient dock operations.
UPS makes further investments into driving training-focused efforts
March 31, 2023
Company officials said that these investments include the introduction of another 20 driving and delivery simulators throughout the United States, which almost doubles its number of simulators at its facilities.