COVID-19

Best Practices for Employee Safety Amidst the COVID-19 Crisis

June 12, 2020

By Elizabeth Cuneo, Contributing Editor The ongoing COVID-19 crisis affects all people and all businesses across the U.S. Because everyone is concerned about safety and health measures right now, it’s important to adopt the necessary safety measures to keep your facility and employees safe. According to OSHA, companies of all sizes should develop an infectious…

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Hyster-Yale Group Announce Lift Truck Sanitization Program

June 9, 2020

To address concerns about the introduction and spread of COVID-19 at customer workplaces, Hyster-Yale Group is introducing a virus safety initiative for lift trucks.  Developed in partnership with its nationwide dealer network for the company’s Yale® and Hyster® lift truck brands, HY-Shield Clean is a lift truck sanitization program designed to help keep facility personnel…

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Protecting Those Who Protect Us First

June 8, 2020

By  Bob Gaither, Contributor As the global demand for PPE continues to increase during the coronavirus pandemic, we must all look for ways to ensure that there are necessary resources available for the essential workers who require it the most—chiefly those in mission-critical healthcare positions. With the need for single-use nitrile and latex gloves increasing,…

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Dorner’s Responsiveness Helps Deliver 2200 Series Conveyor for Manufacturing of N95 Respirators

June 7, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues causing major disruptions throughout the packaging industry on levels never seen before, Dorner is meeting these challenges head on by leveraging its expertise and expediting its conveyor systems to critical applications. Husco is one of those applications. Waukesha, Wisconsin-based Husco, a privately-held company specializing in high performance hydraulic and electro-mechanical…

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Zebra Technologies Introduces Proximity Sensing, Alerting and Contact Tracing Software for the Enterprise

June 7, 2020

Zebra Technologies Corporation launched Zebra MotionWorks® Proximity. The solution offers proximity sensing with userlevel alerting and contact tracing to enable employers to help protect their employees’ health while in the work environment. Zebra’s MotionWorks Proximity solution meets the requirements outlined in the guidelines and the needs of many enterprises looking for a viable option to…

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Prevent the Spread of COVID-19: How to Clean Safety Equipment

June 1, 2020

By David Ivey, Contributor These are strange times, with the idea of worker safety now coming to include a whole new dimension of minimizing contact with others and limiting the spread of germs among work crews. This new reality and the many challenges brought on by the current health crisis force us to rethink how…

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Creform Introduces its Mobile Temperature Screening Station

May 28, 2020

Creform Corporation has developed a new temperature screening station to help companies combat the spread of COVID-19 and to safely check visitors coming in to its facilities, as well as an ongoing check on its employee associates. The station acts as a checkpoint and features a clear panel to keep the screener and incoming individual…

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RRD Produces Face Shields to Protect Customers and Communities

May 28, 2020

As states around the country begin to reopen businesses and public places, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD) announced that it has shifted some of the production at its packaging facilities in Greensboro, N.C. and Reynosa, Mexico to create face shields[1] for single-users to protect businesses and communities across the country. The company is currently…

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MEGAComfort’s Campaign to Donate Anti-Fatigue Insoles a Success in Support of COVID-19 Relief

May 27, 2020

MEGAComfort has started the process of shipping thousands of pairs of Insoles as part of its MEGACares Fatigue Relief Program. The program was a pledge to donate Anti-Fatigue Insoles worth $500,000 to medical and emergency front-line workers fighting the Covid-19 pandemic. “In our wildest dreams, we never thought we’d reach this goal in only a few…

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IN Perspective: COVID-19 Response by Tingley

May 22, 2020

WMHS recently discussed the COVID-19 response with Jim Towey, VP of Marketing at Tingley,  to talk about how they are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, how their products can help, and much more. Read on for this in-depth interview. Q: What is your contribution to the this crisis for our readers to better understand in a…

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