Warehouse and manufacturing safety requires going a step beyond training and taking action to mitigate risk based on data insight.
The long-term effects of a careless accident or injury in your facility can alter an employee’s life – and their family – forever. It is easy to forget the importance of everyday safety measures and how a split decision can completely change everything as we know it. Accidents happen and if they cause permanent injury, life is never the same again.
Safety reminders are an effective way to combat driver complacency, a common problem for those who do TTX_workflow_3_imgrepetitive, yet dangerous, tasks throughout their workday. National Forklift Safety Day, an annual event set for Tuesday June 11, 2019 was created to inspire warehouse managers across the country to take a closer look at operator safety and training deficits in their facility.
Forklift operation is not as simple as driving a car. There are several precautions that OSHA expects your warehouse or distribution center to take to help ensure forklift safety. The question is, do safety practices in your facility meet expectations?
There are a few key things you can do to create a culture of safety in your warehouse. First, watch this video to see how your software platform can make safety compliance simple.
There are probably a few things happening in your warehouse right now that are putting safety in jeopardy and increasing the risk of forklift impacts.
This is why OSHA has created Safe + Sound Week, a nationwide event held each August that recognizes the successes of workplace health and safety programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep workers safe. The year’s event is August 12th – August 16th.
Predictive analytic software allows a facility to recognize the potential for worker injuries based on historical data and certain common risk indicators. It is ranked as one of the most effective means to reduce safety-related risk. You gain preemptive risk management that keeps employees safe and reduces the costs associated with fatal and nonfatal injuries.