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The Difference Between Federal and State OSHA

While the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the most well-known source of workplace safety standards, state agencies also create regulations that protect workers from on-the-job injury or illness. In order to stay compliant, employers must follow the right set of standards — and the differences between federal and state laws can be considerable. Let’s start at the federal… Continue Reading

Battery Roller Stands or Single Level System Stands: Which is Right for Your Forklift Battery Room?

Forklift fleet managers across the world rely on BHS, Inc. for all of their battery handling needs. We provide a comprehensive line of battery room solutions, from a single Magnetic Cable Mount (CR-M) to a full Operator Aboard Battery Extractor System. And while we offer 10 models of Forklift Battery Stands, plus custom designs on request, two in particular can… Continue Reading

Sheet Material Storage Racks: Vertical vs. Horizontal

Few materials in the construction warehouse are as tricky to handle as sheet metal. Aluminum or steel, sheet metal’s sharp edges and awkward sizes place a strain on workers. They can also strain the bottom line, adding costs in both staffing and warehousing space. One solution is to find the ideal balance between storage footprint and easy access, whether you’re… Continue Reading