Is your operation prepared for a major battery acid spill?
In modern industry, batteries are a relatively safe technology. OSHA reports only 52 serious injury incidents involving direct handling of batteries in lift trucks and other electric vehicles since 2015. Most of those incidents occurred when moving or watering batteries, and battery acid exposure only caused 3 of the listed incidents.
In most operations, cable drums need to move frequently. One of the most effective ways to optimize throughput is to improve material handling tasks. By reducing the manpower required to transport drums and pay out product, your operation can see an enormous return on investment.
According to OSHA, warehouses have a higher fatal injury rate than the national average for all industries. Employers have a responsibility to provide a safe working environment for the 145,000 American adults employed in more than 7,000 warehouses — but each year, avoidable warehouse accidents continue to occur.