Ergonomics

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By Josh Bond · December 7, 2018
Enterprise-wide visibility and training—including employees outside traditional ergonomics roles—leads to 54% reduction in recordables.
By MMH Staff · November 28, 2018
Kinedyne’s Wolford was widely known and highly regarded by OEMs, fleets and many others in the commercial vehicle industry.
By MMH Staff · November 20, 2018
As the company has evolved from being a manufacturer of high-quality industrial doors to one that also produces safety/fall-protection products and flood barriers, they are changing their name to reflect their breadth of product offerings.
By MMH Staff · November 8, 2018
Special 50th-anniversary observances have been held at all corporate locations and at Kinedyne’s annual sales and operations management conference held in Nashville, Tennessee.
By MMH Staff · October 15, 2018
The technology is becoming popular in the food industry.
By MMH Staff · October 15, 2018
The 30-second vehicle access system has boosted loading and delivery efficiency.
By MMH Staff · October 15, 2018
New system increases worker efficiency and floor space as well as provides ergonomic advantages for workers.
By MMH Staff · October 15, 2018
The workstations helped the retailer successfully pivot to e-commerce.
By MMH Staff · October 15, 2018
Advanced polymer safety products protect the provider’s essential machinery.
By Josh Bond · October 10, 2018
Savings and safety at a company’s 15th facility prompt it to consider retrofitting the others.
By Bridget McCrea · October 8, 2018
A Big Picture look at the inroads women are making in the supply chain field and what still needs to happen to increase their numbers in employee and senior leadership roles.
By MMH Staff · August 21, 2018
P&H Casters Company, Inc. has announced the opening of its new 26,000-square-foot manufacturing facility located in Arlington, Texas.
By MMH Staff · July 25, 2018
ANSI has approved updates to the ANSI ICWM-2018 standard, titled “Vocabulary, Performance and Testing Requirements for Casters and Wheels.”
By MMH Staff · July 13, 2018
The acquisition allows VelocityEHS to address a broader range of ergonomic risks, in particular for industrial and material-handling jobs, for its 13,000 customers.
By Chris Lewis · June 7, 2018
Although the total sales of cars and light trucks declined by roughly 1.8% in the United States in 2017—down to 17.25 million, thereby ending a seven-year streak of year-over-year increases, according to Automotive News—2018 has so far been a positive year for the automotive industry.

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