Safety

News, trends, products and productivity solutions that showcase the latest in safety equipment, systems and process for warehouses and distributions centers.


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Industry group seminar focused on safety in the warehouse
During the seminar, the co-presenters used videos and photos to take attendees on a virtual tour of some of the most common warehouse hazards along...
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Reduce Accidents on Manned Forklifts with Integrated Stability Control
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<p>Apex Tool Group associates prepare to ship thousands of demolition and construction tools to be used in recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey. Behind them are just some of the 50-plus pallets of tools, which represent an in-kind donation valued at $110,000.</p> By MMH Staff · September 20, 2017
$340,000 in in-kind donations made to nonprofits ToolBank USA, Houston ToolBank and Trusted World.
By MMH Staff · September 7, 2017
ALAN has compiled a list of needs and important guidelines for what to do -- and what not to do -- if your company chooses to help.
By MMH Staff · September 5, 2017
Supply chain organizations must make it a priority to build a resilient talent acquisition team that can weather turbulence and help sustain a positive bottom line.
By MMH Staff · August 31, 2017
PMMI to match funds donated up to $100,000, fund raised through PMMI’s Pack Gives Back event and http://www.pmmi.org/we-care will aid people across the Gulf Coast
By MMH Staff · June 22, 2017
Conferences will provide in-depth training in robot safety, motion control, vision systems and collaborative robots to spur manufacturing growth and the creation of entirely new categories of jobs.
By MMH Staff · June 21, 2017
New research from the National Center for the Middle Market explores how focus, depth can help middle market companies succeed.
By MMH Staff · June 21, 2017
More than 80% of surveyed companies have not tested cyber response plans in the last year.
By Michael Levans · June 6, 2017
Several years ago, executive editor Bob Trebilcock proposed a series of feature stories called The Big Picture—articles that would break out of our traditional equipment-centric and best practices coverage and focus on the broader role materials handling plays in driving larger company initiatives.
By MMH Staff · May 18, 2017
Windows will stop supporting its mobile operating system in 2020, leaving devices vulnerable to attack. While that may seem like a lifetime away, savvy DC operators need to develop a migration plan.
By MMH Staff · April 26, 2017
The standard outlines that anyone using a dockboard (used to bridge the gap from the facility to the truck) that was put into use starting January 17, 2017 must include side walls or another measure to prevent objects or vehicles from running off the dockboard edge.
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By MMH Staff · April 6, 2017
Download this new case study and learn how Munters, a global air treatment solutions OEM, and WESCO Distribution implemented the ACTYLUS™ Automated Replenishment System
<p>Wayne Lyall, director of custom projects</p> By Bridget McCrea · April 5, 2017
International Technical Coatings (ITC; Booth S2452) is displaying a few new components from its product lineup this week at ProMat 2017, including a new wire flue spacer for use in any racking system.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 4, 2017
Smart sensor supplier SICK (Booth S3622) offers a new interior facility security system.
By Bridget McCrea · April 3, 2017
Sentry Protection Products (Booth S1157) is demonstrating three new additions to its product line at ProMat. Column Sentry FIT is a multi-size column protector whose streamlined design features four interlocking sides that come together like pieces of a puzzle to ensure a snug fit.
By MMH Staff · March 8, 2017
In honor of International Women's Day, Grant Thornton study shows the proportion of senior roles held by women in U.S. and percentage of American businesses with no women in senior management remain unchanged.

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From the October 2017 Modern Materials Handling Issue
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