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Materials Handling Ergonomics: Minimize the Strain
Ergonomic features in materials handling equipment and software keep workers safe while giving productivity a lift.
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By Susan Lee Smith · February 23, 2018
The box dumper increases stability for dumping product while reducing worker injuries.
By MMH Staff · January 5, 2018
A thorough and ongoing analysis of processes can identify plenty of opportunities to boost warehouse efficiency.
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By Susan Lee Smith · January 4, 2018
Standard and special size hydraulic lifts provide solutions for positioning at the job site.
By Josh Bond · December 13, 2017
“One-stop shop” for ergonomics assessments enables proactive improvements.
By MMH Staff · October 25, 2017
Alliance aims to enhance robot expertise within OSHA and NIOSH, improve awareness of workplace hazards of traditional industrial robots and emerging collaborative systems, and identify needed research.
By MMH Staff · August 16, 2017
The Lift Manufacturers Product Group (LIFT) members are the resource for industry best practices, standards, information, and equipment that lifts, rotates, tilts, and otherwise positions materials.
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By Susan Lee Smith · August 11, 2017
Scissor lifts are ideal for applications where workers perform large amounts of lifting items from one level to another. A scissor lift is an ergonomic way to raise and lower products assisting in preventing worker related fatigue.
By MMH Staff · July 12, 2017
One-day WERC educational and networking event to be held outside Dallas on Thursday, September 7.
By MMH Staff · July 11, 2017
Manufacturing Workforce 4.0 lays out the future of skills, training and education for the manufacturing industry.
By MMH Staff · June 13, 2017
To combat shortage of supply chain talent, K-12 program teaches supply chain concepts with interactive games, provides resources for teachers and parents.
By Sara Pearson Specter · June 7, 2017
Ergonomic features in materials handling equipment and software keep workers safe while giving productivity a lift.
By Josh Bond · June 6, 2017
Some ergonomic features are basics verging on standard and others are becoming more requested.
By MMH Staff · May 31, 2017
Career and technical education act to align programs to needs of the regional, state, and local labor market while supporting effective collaboration between secondary and postsecondary institutions and employers.
By MMH Staff · May 17, 2017
Program to accelerate soldiers' transition to civilian careers in precision machining and industrial technology.
By Bridget McCrea · April 5, 2017
Mallard Manufacturing (Booth S445) just added a new product, Extend-a-Rail, to its engineering applications product line. Extend-a-Rail answers the need for flexible, time-saving pallet staging and off-loading.

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