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Maximize the ROI on Your Safety Budget, Without Sacrificing Worker Safety

May 16, 2024

By Dan Cobb Senior Manager, Industrial Solutions at Brother International Cooperation Will 2024 Be the Year of Increased Workplace Safety and Environmental Compliance? Across the world company budgets are tightening, and frugality is back in vogue — except when it comes to safety. A 2022 study that surveyed respondents across 31 countries and 25 industries…

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Forklift Operator Assist Solution Wins Three Awards

May 15, 2024

Yale Lift Truck Technologies announces that the first-of-its-kind Yale Reliant™ operator assistance system is the winner of three awards, adding to the list of accolades that recognize the solution for helping to address unique operational safety risks in warehouses and other material handling operations. The technology reinforces lift truck operating best practices and supports operator awareness to help reduce…

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New ASSP Report Aims to Help Create Safer Workplaces

May 15, 2024

Occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals use collaboration and key insights to make smart decisions that can drive change across the industry. The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) is helping that effort to improve worker safety and health by producing new online reports that contain firsthand views and experiences of business leaders from all…

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Nightstick Introduces New Dual-Light Angle Light

May 15, 2024

Nightstick, a global leader in cutting-edge professional portable LED lighting solutions, proudly announces a fixed head angle light expansion to its lineup: the XPP-5564 INTRANT® DUO TURBO Dual-Light Angle Light. Building upon its highly acclaimed predecessor Nightstick INTRANT® Angle Light with pivoting head, the INTRANT® DUO TURBO redefines excellence with ATEX Zone 0 and Intrinsically…

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Pfannenberg to Showcase Industrial Fire Alarm Signaling Solutions

May 15, 2024

Signaling solutions to be shown at 2024 NFPA Conference & Expo Pfannenberg, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of thermal management and signaling technologies, will present innovative fire alarming solutions tailored specifically for industrial applications at the upcoming 2024 NFPA Conference & Expo, scheduled from June 17 to 19 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando,…

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Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors Elevate AGVs and AMRs

May 15, 2024

By Chuck Cobb, Vice President Sales, Marketing, & Customer Support and Dan Hext, National Sales Director, PFlow Industries Vertical reciprocating conveyors (VRCs) act as the pivotal link between two major trends in warehouse operations that are dramatically increasing efficiency and profitability: Mobile Robots — The widespread adoption of Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) and Autonomous Mobile…

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First Standard on Heat Stress in Construction Published

May 11, 2024

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) has published the first national voluntary consensus standard addressing heat stress for workers in construction and demolition operations. The ANSI/ASSP A10.50-2024, “Standard for Heat Stress Management in Construction and Demolition Operations,” is significant because there is currently no federal regulation focused on heat stress. Thousands of heat-related illnesses…

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Elevating Material Handling Efficiency with Trelleborg Tires

May 9, 2024

Hosted by Modern Tire Dealer Join us for a livestream webinar to explore the cutting-edge features of Trelleborg tires designed to maximize tire lifespan, minimize energy consumption, enhance stability, and elevate operator comfort in material handling applications. What you’ll learn in this Webinar: Company Transition: Trelleborg Wheel Systems to Yokohama TWS; Material Handling Renovation Plan: Objectives, Implementation…

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Department of Labor Takes Critical Step in Heat Safety Rulemaking

May 9, 2024

Advisory committee approves unanimously to advance proposed rule The Department of Labor has taken an important step in addressing the dangers of workplace heat and moved closer to publishing a proposed rule to reducing the significant health risks of heat exposure for U.S. workers in outdoor and indoor settings. On April 24, 2024, the department’s Occupational…

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5 Health Risks of Not Maintaining Emergency Showers and Eyewashes

May 9, 2024

Contributor: Hughes Safety Showers In the US, more than 30 million people work in workplaces where chemicals are used and handled. In addition to being exposed to chemicals, these people also run the risk of further health issues, should the safety equipment these businesses have in place not be regularly maintained. The impact can be severe…

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