Safety

New Generation of Signal Towers are Brighter and Simpler to Order and Maintain

September 26, 2022

By Jacob Vernon, Production Manager, Pfannenberg Signal tower lights play a critical role in protecting the safety of people and equipment in manufacturing and process control environments, providing visual and audible indications of system status and alerts of dangerous conditions. They are relatively simple devices, but until recently, they have been notoriously difficult to configure,…

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Pfannenberg Announces Relaunch of PYRA® Series of Lights with New 360-Degree Color-Changing LED Light

September 26, 2022

Pfannenberg, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of thermal management and signaling technologies, announces the re-launch of its industry-leading PYRA® LED series – now featuring a new 360-degree color changing LED light. Used wherever warnings and information of machines and equipment, rooms, or areas need to be displayed, the new PYRA series features an RGB LED,…

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CLARK Material Handling Company Announces CLARK SMART Suite of Telematics and Fleet Management Offerings

September 22, 2022

CLARK Material Handling Company, a top-ten global manufacturer of forklift trucks and spare parts, announces the launch of new products that help its customers manage large fleets: CLARK SMART, and CLARK SMART Fleet. With the launch of these two products, CLARK customers now have more visibility of their forklift fleets than ever before. CLARK SMART…

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KEY-BAK EASY Dropped Object Prevention for Phones and Mobile Devices

September 14, 2022

Tech-Tether™ Mobile Device Sling When your main tool is your mobile device, keep working safe simple, convenient and comfortable. For maintenance, construction, warehouse, delivery and retail, the TECH-TETHER Mobile Device Sling is an easy-to-use device trap with retractable tether. The system surpasses ANSI 121 guidelines and the padded neoprene shoulder strap make it easy to…

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OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.212: General Requirements for All Machines

August 30, 2022

Ranking: #10 Machinery and Machine Guarding Moving machine parts have the potential to cause severe workplace injuries, such as crushed fingers or hands, amputations, burns or blindness. Workers who operate and maintain machinery suffer approximately 18,000 amputations, lacerations, crushing injuries, abrasions, and over 800 deaths per year. Safeguards are essential for protecting workers from these…

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OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.178: Powered Industrial Trucks

August 30, 2022

Ranking: #9 The Risks Powered industrial trucks, commonly called forklifts or lift trucks, are used in many industries, primarily to move materials. They can also be used to raise, lower, or remove large objects or a number of smaller objects on pallets or in boxes, crates, or other containers. Powered industrial trucks can either be…

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Fork(Lifts) in the (Off-)Road: Should We Ban Internal Combustion Engines for Electric?

August 30, 2022

Contributor: Propane Education and Research Council (PERC) The California Air Resources Board (CARB) recently proposed a ban on Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) forklifts based on the California Governor’s Executive Order N 79 20. The proposed ban would impact ICE material handling applications up to 12,000 lbs. of lift capacity with some exceptions (e.g., rough terrain…

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Mobile Robotics and Safety: Building A Better Work Environment

August 30, 2022

By: Steven LaFevers, Contributor Warehouse robotics are past the awareness stage. From horizontal transportation to storing and retrieving pallet loads at height, increasingly capable robotic solutions are becoming regular fixtures at warehousing and automation events, and in trade and business publications across the globe. And with technology advancing to become increasingly capable and scalable, the…

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EXAIR Offers Case Study Library for Detailed Examples of Successful Solutions

August 22, 2022

EXAIR.com® offers a great number of resources for better understanding how products will work within a given process. Among those is the EXAIR Case Study Library with over 40 detailed and downloadable accounts of how EXAIR products have improved a customer’s process. Whether searching by product line or application, get a full breakdown on the…

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Fall Protection in the Automated Warehouse

August 2, 2022

By: Aaron Conway, Contributor Warehouses, distribution centers and material handling facilities are increasingly becoming a workplace for automated machines. Many factors attribute to this rise; demand for goods is very strong, and speed of delivery is of utmost importance to all end users. At the same time, there is a labor crunch with a shortage…

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