Warehouse Traffic Control to Improve Forklift Safety

Warehouse Traffic Control to Improve Forklift Safety

Forklift accidents are one of the most frequent causes for injuries and other issues in the workplace today. In fact, one out of every six workplace deaths in America are related to a forklift incident. This is why it is so important for any company that uses forklifts to have a comprehensive safety program in place that will help minimize the risks involved. While there are many different steps that can be taken to improve …

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OSHA’s Standards for Floor Marking

When planning a floor marking strategy for your facility there are many things to keep in mind. It can be tempting to just plan out what types of markings you need, and where they should go, based on your specific goals. While that is certainly important, you also need to make sure your plan is in line with the OSHA floor marking standards. In many situations OSHA requires that facilities use specific types of floor …

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Floor Marking Applications

Electrical panel with floor sign and safety tape

Floor markings are an excellent tool for any visual communication strategy. While there are many creative ways a facility can employ floor markings, the following are among the most utilized applications. 1. Hazardous Areas It is critical to visually alert employees and visitors to potentially hazardous areas. Place floor marking in front of and around: • Areas in a building that contain a known hazard, such as toxic chemicals or potentially high concentrations of airborne …

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Floor Signs Can Improve Productivity and Safety

There are not too many organizations out there that given the chance, would say ‘no’ to improving their overall productivity and safety. It’s an ongoing struggle that requires constant attention, if you’re going to find ways to improve upon them. When given the chance, many managers and safety consultants jump at the opportunity to improve in any way they can. The problem is, they sometimes overlook the small things that have the ability to make …

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Safety Floor Tape

Safety is always a hot topic around the workplace, especially one where the potential for injury is high. The problem with most of these discussions is that they often result in a whole lot of talking and very little action. A common overlooked item that could help solve a lot of safety issues discussed, is safety floor tape. Why Safety Floor Tape? Safety floor tape is one of the most effective visual aids that a …

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Embrace The Visual Workplace

The Visual Workplace 101 Coined by Lean manufacturing experts, the visual workplace is a workplace that places critical information at the point of use, but wait there’s more. A visual workplace is a concept that relies on visual cues around the workplace to reveal critical information to anyone who can see them. Organizations have used wall signs, floor signs, floor tape, labels, placards, displays, and many other creative visual cues to keep employees focused and …

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