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Top 4 Warehouse Safety Hazards & How to Manage Them

2020-01-20T15:36:16+00:00

Running a business that requires storage at a distribution center or warehouse requires a lot of care and attention. Specifically, you need to ensure the safety of your workers, space, and assets to find success. Managing your inventory, working efficiently, and protecting your staff don't always go hand-in-hand. However, finding the balance between these priorities is the top priority. You can begin to manage all of these goals by hiring and training the managers on your warehouse floor to prioritize safety. There are many hazards associated with warehousing, so proper training for your managers is key. Make sure they know everything [...]

Top 4 Warehouse Safety Hazards & How to Manage Them 2020-01-20T15:36:16+00:00

Pallet Rack Repair: 5 Important FAQs for Warehouse Safety

2020-01-14T17:58:57+00:00

A pallet rack system for a warehouse is engineered to be a high-performance structure. It is designed to support product loads many times its weight so you can have the most efficient warehouse storage possible. The components of each pallet rack are designed, manufactured, and tested against rigorous quality controls set in place by government-run safety organizations. The standards they put in place ensure that the rack system will safely perform with designed load applications corresponding to specific configurations. However, regular inspection and assessment are required to ensure long-term safety in your warehouse. In cases of damage to a pallet rack, [...]

Pallet Rack Repair: 5 Important FAQs for Warehouse Safety 2020-01-14T17:58:57+00:00

What is a Warehouse Safety Checklist? A Business Owner’s Guide

2020-01-20T15:32:31+00:00

For businesses that require shipping, storage or any type of warehousing to operate, safety is crucial. Safety procedures guarantee order, which, in turn, yield efficiency and productivity. As a bonus, your workers will have peace of mind and better understand their daily responsibilities. Unfortunately, even with safety procedures, accidents are prone to occur in this environment. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there is "an average of 16 fatalities yearly in the warehousing and storage industry and an injury and illness rate of 5 out of every 100 staff employed in this sector." These accidents can be avoided by [...]

What is a Warehouse Safety Checklist? A Business Owner’s Guide 2020-01-20T15:32:31+00:00

5 Warehouse Safety Tips to Protect Your Workers & Your Business

2020-01-20T15:32:50+00:00

If you are running a business that depends on storage, shipping or warehousing, efficiency is likely top of mind. While efficiency and productivity are crucial to success, consider safety first and foremost, as well. A warehouse environment cannot be productive nor efficient without safety protocol. This protocol puts your workers' minds at ease, helping them to work better and smarter. The following warehouse safety tips are important stepping stones to creating streamlined processes at your facility. Tip #1: Comply with mandatory warehouse regulation. There are several regulatory bodies within the United States that work to ensure the safety of laborers in [...]

5 Warehouse Safety Tips to Protect Your Workers & Your Business 2020-01-20T15:32:50+00:00

4 Mezzanine System Uses to Improve Your Business

2019-12-17T15:00:49+00:00

As your business grows, you will the demands of your customers. To accommodate their requirements and make sure you are offering the best possible services, you may want to look into optimizing your business. For some companies, this might mean expanding your space for more storage or adding some new equipment that will improve operations. In these cases, moving to a new building may seem like the only viable option. However, installing a mezzanine system might help you mitigate those moving costs and stay exactly where you are. There are so many ways to use this structural solution that could improve [...]

4 Mezzanine System Uses to Improve Your Business 2019-12-17T15:00:49+00:00

How to Protect Concrete Floors from Forklift Traffic

2019-07-26T07:43:03+00:00

Plains Meat Company’s walk-in cooler concrete entryway floors were worn down to exposed aggregate from heavy forklift traffic. Treflite™ epoxy resurfacer smoothed out the floor while Garon’s Universal Epoxy Floor Coating - Garon Guard™ (with Garon Grit™ for traction) provided a non-slip surface resistant to impact from heavy forklift traffic. See Garon Guard in action. “I’ve tried numerous coatings and Garon Guard™ is the BEST!  I love it!” ~ Howard Griffin, Owner, Plains Meat Company Garon customers include: Dean Colyer Construction Inc, Salumeria Biellese LLC, US Food Service, US Army AFDD and Suichelles Organics. Click here for product and pricing: http://www.garonproducts.com/universal-epoxy-floor-coating-garon-guard/  

How to Protect Concrete Floors from Forklift Traffic 2019-07-26T07:43:03+00:00