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    Building a Better Handle: How a Simple Ergonomic Solution Reduced MSDs

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Manual Material Handling: Why Do We Still Do Things the Way We Did 20, 30, 40+ Years Ago?

Posted April 19, 2018 in Ergonomics , Safety
As I walk through various manufacturing plants, I am fascinated by the new processes to make materials that are stronger yet lighter in weight than in previous years, or see robots performing tasks human operators dreaded performing...and then I...
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To Push or To Pull—That Is the Question

Posted April 17, 2018 in Ergonomics , Safety
One of the questions we're frequently asked is whether it is better to push or pull carts, hand trucks, racks, etc. The answer is...it depends.
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Infographic: The Dangers of Improper Manual Material Handling

Posted April 12, 2018 in Ergonomics , Safety
 
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eBook: Manual Material Handling Best Practices

Posted April 05, 2018 in Workplace Injuries , Ergonomics , Safety
Elements of manual material handling (MMH) are such basic workplace actions that it’s easy to think that we don’t need to worry about them. But if employers and employees don’t pay attention to how they’re being done, the result can be costly...
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What Will You Have to Do to Comply with OSHA’s New Beryllium Limits?

Posted February 27, 2018 in Safety
On January 9, 2017, OSHA published its Final Rule to Protect Workers from Beryllium Exposure—laying out revised regulations for limiting worker exposure to this multipurpose metal, which is used throughout industry but which can be harmful if...
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Infographic: Be Aware, Protect Your Employees from Beryllium Exposure 

Posted February 22, 2018 in Safety
On January 9, 2017, OSHA published its Final Rule to Protect Workers from Beryllium Exposure. The regulations it puts forward are designed to limit worker exposure to this highly toxic metal, which can pose serious health risks when inhaled in...
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Is Your Industry Affected by OSHA’s New Rules on Exposure to Beryllium?

Posted February 16, 2018 in Safety
From golf clubs to spacecraft, sandblasting to electrical insulation and beyond, beryllium, a hard, light metal with excellent conductivity, is everywhere in industry. But this extremely useful material can also be a hazard to those who work it...
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Beryllium Record Retention

Posted February 08, 2018 in Safety
With the publication of new regulations from OSHA to protect workers from beryllium exposure, there are new rules in place regarding the retention of records related to the element. Use the guidelines below as a starting place.
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eBook: What You Need to Know About OSHA’s New Beryllium Exposure Standards

Posted February 05, 2018 in Safety
On January 9, 2017, OSHA published its Final Rule to Protect Workers from Beryllium Exposure. The rule’s new permissible exposure limits (PEL) replace a 40-year-old standard that didn’t properly protect workers from chronic beryllium disease...
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OSHA Issues New Silica Rules

Posted January 23, 2018 in OSHA , Safety

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