Lift truck batteries require regular watering, and in order to keep them operating for as long as possible (and to avoid thousands of dollars in new battery purchases), workers should only use water that is free from pollutants and minerals
A box dumper (also called a bin tipper, tote dumper, or bin dumper, among other names) can address one of the most common industrial ergonomic hazards. If workers need to lift a heavy container, an appropriately equipped box dumper limits the chances of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). As we’ve noted before, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) lists maintenance and repair workers among its high-risk occupations for MSDs, and box dumpers prevent workers from exerting large amounts of force.
While small facilities might not operate enormous fleets, forklifts still play a vital role in their day-to-day operations. Keeping those trucks on the floor requires an intelligent investment in forklift battery charging racks — and in additional equipment that minimizes downtime without inconveniencing workers.
July is the National Recreation and Park Association’s Park and Recreation Month, and while this year’s theme — We Are Parks and Recreation — celebrates the professionals who allow visitors to enjoy local parks, it’s also a great time to focus on safety