Educating employees about how to properly lift a pallet can decrease workplace injuries.

How to Properly Lift a Pallet

Employees working in warehouses and manufacturing plants are particularly prone to injuries. In fact, a survey report published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2019 ranked manufacturing and warehousing among the top five private sectors reporting nonfatal work-related injuries and illnesses.  A typical reusable wood block pallet weighs 75 to 80 pounds and…

warehouse loading dock safety

4 Warehouse Loading Dock Safety Tips

About one-quarter of all warehouse injuries happen in loading docks. For managers who want to reduce injuries in their facilities, warehouse loading dock safety should be a priority. It’s not hard to understand why accidents occur so frequently in loading docks; these spaces are extremely busy, with people and machinery working quickly and in close…