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How Scaffolding Helps Explain the Recent Spike in OSHA Citations

Do you know whether your scaffolding can hold its own weight plus four-times the maximum recommended load? Does your staff perform regular checks on stairs, supporting transoms, footings, braces, brackets, trusses, screw legs, ladders, etc.? Do your employees inspect rigging … Continue reading

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Companies Spend Billions on Safety But Many Accidents Remain Intractable: Here’s Why

Sales of safety equipment and supplies totaled $11 billion in 2012 in the U.S.—an amount greater than the GDP of Nicaragua. Personal protective equipment, or PPE, is a $33.3 billion industry globally. Suffice it to say, businesses around the world … Continue reading

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ManagerPlus Featured Presenter, Sponsor at Scrap Recycling Conference

ManagerPlus participated in the 2013 Operations Forum held by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Inc. (ISRI) in Long Beach, California this week. The conference is tailored for industry professionals who are responsible for the “safe and efficient operation of scrap … Continue reading

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Prevent High Temperatures from Melting Productivity

Are your facilities’ HVAC systems functioning properly? If not, heat could be reducing productivity at a rate of 2% percent for every 1.8 degrees increase in temperature. At this pace, a difference of just 5 or 10 degrees could have … Continue reading

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Guest blog: How to Keep your Warehouse Pallet Racking Systems Safe

Our guest blog this week comes from Jason Kasanezky, a Pallet Rack Specialist from AK Material Handling Systems. Jason provides a basic overview of checks that every warehouse/storage facility should include in their regular inspections to ensure that pallet racks … Continue reading

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