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May 2019 Maintenance Safety Calendar

Regular maintenance is required to keep all equipment, machines and the work environment safe and reliable at all times in the warehouse. Dangerous situations, accidents and health problems can occur as a result of not conducting proper maintenance checks.

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May 2019 Transportation Safety Calendar

Transportation Safety covers all types of vehicles, and includes both occupational and non-occupational hazards associated with them. 

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May 2019 Warehouse Safety Calendar

Warehouses are statistically one of the most dangerous places to work, and the added tasks of operating heavy machinery and transporting large objects do not make it safer. In 2017, there were approximately 209,000 non-fatal occupational injuries in the transportation and warehousing industry in the private sector according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor. The even bigger number is the days away from work that still costs company's money when the employee isn't present. In 2017 alone, there were over 20,000 days away from work related to injuries by warehouse workers.

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Safety Alert: Safety Equipment Falling Off Dockplate

Equipment Not Permitted on a Dock Plate Unless the Dock Plate is Placed in a Trailer

As you can see, when safety equipment, such as forklifts, are parked on a dock plate when the dock plate isn’t inside a trailer, it is not secure and it could drop causing equipment damage and the possibility of a serious injury. 

 

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Safety Alert - Opening Dock Doors

When opening an overhead door, never open with your palms down.  Always open with your palms up to reduce your risk of a shoulder injury.    

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Safety Alert - Creating a Pinch Point

To follow along with our most recent safety calendar for March, interactions this week should focus on attention to running lines by your workers.

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March 2019 Warehouse Safety Calendar

Warehouses are statistically one of the most dangerous places to work, and the added tasks of operating heavy machinery and transporting large objects do not make it safer. In 2017, there were approximately 209,000 non-fatal occupational injuries in the transportation and warehousing industry in the private sector according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor. The even bigger number is the days away from work that still costs company's money when the employee isn't present. In 2017 alone, there were over 20,000 days away from work related to injuries by warehouse workers.

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March 2019 Maintenance Safety Calendar

Regular maintenance is required to keep all equipment, machines and the work environment safe and reliable at all times in the warehouse. Dangerous situations, accidents and health problems can occur as a result of not conducting proper maintenance checks.

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March 2019 Transportation Safety Calendar

Transportation Safety covers all types of vehicles, and includes both occupational and non-occupational hazards associated with them. 

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February 2019 Safety Quiz 1 & 2

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