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4 Common Ergonomic Hazards in Warehouses

Injuries have a big impact on warehouse productivity and profitability, and every warehouse could stand to address common safety hazards. The good news is that warehouse managers can reduce the chance of an on-the-job injury by identifying the most common injury risks and addressing them with training or ergonomic equipment. Safety committees can help identify major risks for your operation…. Continue Reading

Ergonomics in Agriculture

Farm workers suffer from musculoskeletal disorders and lower back pain at a disproportionate rate. This won’t be a surprise to anyone who’s worked in agriculture; the job often involves awkward postures and repetitive motions. Musculoskeletal disorders caused by these workplace motions make up a third of the injuries that cause farm workers to take sick days. Back injuries make up… Continue Reading

Improving Manure Management for a Safer “Manure Share”

Manure management has always been a problem for farmers. A little bit of nature’s fertilizer is a wonderful thing. When it accumulates in large stockpiles, though, the natural byproduct of munching cows can pollute the waterways and poison the air. Recently, farmers have introduced a novel way to distribute the 335 million tons of manure that America’s agricultural animals produce… Continue Reading

BHS Introduces the Pallet Carousel & Skid Positioner

August 21, 2017 – St. Louis, Missouri – BHS, Inc., a leading manufacturer of battery handling and warehouse equipment, recently introduced the Pallet Carousel & Skid Positioner (PCP). This ergonomic lift table self-levels to a comfortable height and rotates pallets for easy access. The Pallet Carousel & Skid Positioner has a small base so workers can stand closer to pallets and keep heavy items closer to their core. The full 360-degree tabletop rotation keeps reaching to a minimum. BHS engineers designed every aspect of the PCP with worker safety and productivity in mind. “Warehouse managers are looking to increase efficiency and reduce strains and injuries any way they can,” said Melissa Bowen from BHS Marketing. “The Pallet Carousel & Skid… Continue Reading