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Tips to Lower Accident Rates in Warehouses

Tips to Lower Accident Rates in Warehouses June 9, 2014 · by Enrico Santos Working in a warehouse can be a dangerous proposition. The complexity of running the facility in an efficient and speedy manner combined with heavy equipment makes it hard to track everything, and the moment someone loses their focus or concentration, bad [...]

Minimise risks at vacant loading docks

Minimise risks at vacant loading docks Vacant loading docks create a dangerous drop of more than one meter. Safety barriers effectively barricades openings, preventing dock personnel – and in particular those driving fork lift trucks – from falling over the edge. The brutality of this dangerous drop-off is often recognized only after it is too [...]

More News from Tianjin Explosion

Tianjin Warehouse Operator Flouted Safety Rules Before Explosions By TE-PING CHEN Aug. 19, 2015 4:01 a.m. ET Wall Street Journal BEIJING—The company at the heart of the deadly blasts that engulfed a chemical warehouse in northeast China last week sought to dodge safety restrictions, state media said Wednesday. It also operated for months without proper [...]

Safety manager gets 6 ½ years prison sentance for lying and under reporting injuries to get bonuses.

A warning to people who may think by under reporting accidents they are helping their company or colleagues. Published April 12, 2013 by Fox News CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – A Louisiana man will spend time in prison for lying about worker injuries at Tennessee Valley Authority nuclear facilities, allowing his company to collect $2.5 million in [...]

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