Tag Archives: supply chain safety

Aligning Sophisticated Tools in the Use of Lifting Devices

At their essence, electrification and machine controlling devices are about safety in industrial handling. Solutions in the field serve to make the workplace safer in every major manufacturing and distribution sector. Today, the central safety question the field faces is how to properly introduce increasingly sophisticated technological tools and to ensure they are aligned with each other in the operation ...

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Q4 2020 MHI Solutions

The Q4 2020 Issue of MHI Solutions takes a deep dive into a subject that has always been a priority in our industry, but has seen added layers over the past year: Safety. These additional layers of safety and health protocols are necessary to ensure worker safety continues to be a top priority during the pandemic.  Leading firms are accepting ...

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CEO Update: A New Era of Supply Chain Worker Safety Is Rising

If 2020 has taught us anything it is that the health and safety of our workers and all our stakeholders must be our top priority. For me, the pandemic reinforced my sense of our common humanity, our responsibility to each other. It’s in times of crisis like these that leaders reveal their true commitment to workers and corporate social responsibility. ...

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Safety Training

The Best Practices, Approaches and Technologies that Reduce Injury Risks  BY SARA PEARSON SPECTER “Safety first.” It’s something all supply chain organizations strive for, yet some facilities have better safety records than others. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, annual warehouse fatalities doubled—from 11 to 22—in 24 months between 2015 and 2017. Further, the warehouse injury rate is ...

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Psychological Safety at Work: Helping Your Employees Be Emotionally Safe

BY MARIA LEGGETT, MHI DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION Are your employees safe? They may have protective gear, complete all the required safety training, and operate in a clean work environment. Yes, they may be physically safe, but are they psychologically safe? That might sound like a soft term but consider this: Are your employees empowered to speak up when they see ...

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