Because warehouses typically contain no dangerous machines or high-risk operations, employers and employees often develop a false sense of safety and security. With this book, you will learn how to proactively develop formal safety programs and reduce the number of safety incidents and losses that occur in your warehouse environment. Warehouse Safety discusses such topics as the nature of warehouse operations and safety statistics and examines the components of an effective safety program, including meetings, job safety observation, and safety incentives. It focuses on the high hazard work areas and situation present in warehouses and the equipment and training that managers should invest in to prevent injury and loss. Author George Swartz addresses a number of preventative measures, including fixed fire systems and fire safety, materials storage, handrailing and ladders, employee training, forklifts, methods for lockout/tagout procedures, dock hazards and safeguards, and more.If a material safety data sheet indicates that accumulated or airborne dusts of a material used in the warehouse can be a pulmonary ... The U. S. regulators were not as quick to investigate the technology and require this improved fall protection and fall arrest safety gear. ... to be worn while working off ladders, on or near elevations not protected by handrails, on roofs, on crane runways, on forklift platforms, anbsp;...
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