Tag Archives: OSHA

Keeping Supply Chain Workers Safe During the Pandemic

BY SARA PEARSON SPECTER From the moment news of the coronavirus reached the U.S., manufacturing facilities, warehouses and distribution centers and transportation providers began exploring measures to safeguard the health and wellbeing of their employees. In addition to following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), insurance providers and local ...

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SAFER HANDLING: Hoist Inspection Guidelines

Hoist Inspection Guidelines Overhead hoists are used in manufacturing and warehousing facilities to lift, lower, handle and move loads. For safe operation, regular hoist inspections are critical. * By Jean Feingold * Overhead hoists are used in manufacturing and warehousing facilities to lift, lower, handle and move loads. For safe operation, regular hoist inspections are critical. Unfortunately, some companies wait ...

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