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12 common warehouse hazards

If your business premises include warehouse facilities, you’ll already be aware of the issues involved in keeping warehouse staff safe. Warehouse hazards are complex due
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Back Pain and Injury at Work

Back pain and injuries to the back at work are an ever-present threat to the wellbeing of employees in the workplace. According to estimates from
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Material Handling

All manufacturing and logistics businesses need to properly organise material handling to ensure the smooth and effective running of daily operations. This includes the most
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Access & Material Storage

When considering access for materials and the safe handling and storage of it, certain criteria should be examined. Consider the first question to arise, how
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Warehouse Risk Assessment Guide

The Health and Safety Executive’s estimates[i] show that in the transport and logistics sector, each year around 3% of workers suffer from an illness they
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Fork lift trucks: handle with care

Fork lift trucks are potentially very dangerous pieces of work equipment. Here we consider some recent cases involving fork lift trucks that illustrate where things
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Manual Handling

Manual handling applies to a wide variety of tasks involving the transporting or supporting of a load. This includes lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling, carrying and
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