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Protect Workers During Truck Loading with Fall Prevention Training

Fall prevention often means the difference between life and death. Hundreds of people die from falls on the job every year. While you want to protect your workforce, you may not know where to start. A comprehensive fall prevention program includes these three pillars: Planning to work safely Providing fall prevention equipment Training workers to

Are You Prepared For These 4 Common Tank Truck Safety Risks?

     According to OSHA, loading and unloading liquids, especially those are combustible, is one the most dangerous tasks in any manufacturing or storage facility. Incorporating the proper safety equipment and procedures is key to helping your tank truck workers stay safe.     Damaged suspension-type highway trailers that can’t support the weight of tank trucks may

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How to Narrow Your Search for Flatbed Trailer Safety Solutions

If you’ve ever shopped online for flatbed trailer safety systems, you know there’s no shortage of solutions. It may seem daunting to narrow your options and find the ideal equipment for your site. Unfortunately, it’s impossible to simply pick your safety solutions from a website. Consider the following types of equipment and ask yourself honestly

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3 Approaches to evaluating your safety equipment needs

When choosing safety equipment for your facility, the stakes are far too high to trust a one-size-fits-all approach. In order to reduce your company’s risk exposure and maximize value, it’s best to work with a consultant or vendor who has the necessary expertise to tailor a safety solution to your unique situation. There are many

How to Improve the Safety of Your Rail Transloading Processes

Transloading between trucks and rail cars helps you lower transportation costs through affordable rail shipping, even if your origin site or destination is not along a rail line. However, the process of tank rail car loading and unloading can be dangerous. For example, workers may become lightheaded and faint if they inhale fumes from petroleum

4 Essential Qualities To Look For In Marine Safety Equipment

4 Essential quality To Look for in marine Safety Equipment

Marine safety equipment is necessary for helping your workers access ships safely and preventing falls. Safer work conditions often increase deficiency and improve your bottom line. While you may have an idea of what type of equipment you’re looking for, it’s important to not miss any important details. Always shop for safety equipment with the

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How Truck Spotting and Safety Equipment Work Hand in Hand

Prevent Fatal Injuries While Increasing Productivity. You can’t have one without the other – proper truck spotting and fall prevention equipment are important parts of a comprehensive truck safety program. Without both of these components, you’re putting your workers at risk. Between 2003 and 2012, 56 tractor trailer fatal injuries resulted from contact with a

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Offset Crashboxes And Rail Safety: Do You Know The Risks?

Investing in the right fall prevention equipment is an important part of mitigating the risk of injuries and fatalities in the workplace and improving rail safety. Loading and unloading rail cars presents several safety hazards, especially when offset crashboxes are involved. A crashbox or operator platform is the built-in railing area that surrounds the hatch

Guideline for Employers and Workers Tarping Flatbed Trailers

Minimize Injuries And Maximize Savings With Safer Tarping Practices Manually tarping flatbed trailers and removing tarps present a variety of dangers. Slippery and unstable surfaces, as well as irregular load shapes, make falling a real risk. Ergonomic issues involved in handling tarps also cause repetitive strain injuries. One regional trucking company sought to find a

Maximise Workplace Safety and Efficiency with a Loading Arm

There are some instances, such as the transport of bleach or hydroelectric acid, when hoses are necessary for the movement of liquids. However, many facilities rely on hoses in circumstances where a loading arm would offer greater production efficiency while benefiting workplace safety. Here are a few ways loading arms offer businesses transporting liquid materials