Graphic Products, Inc. – known worldwide for DuraLabel printers and supplies – has released the 7-page Warehouse Safety Hazards and Solutions Guide. Warehouses are known to harbor significant safety hazards. According to OSHA, more than 145,000 people work in over 7,000 warehouses and the fatal injury rate for the warehousing industry is higher than the national average for all injuries. The 10 OSHA standards most frequently cited in warehouse operations include:
  • Forklifts
  • Hazard communication
  • Electrical wiring methods
  • Electrical system design
  • Guarding floor and wall openings and holes
  • Exits
  • Mechanical power transmission
  • Respiratory protection
  • Lockout/tagout
  • Portable fire extinguishers
Illustrated with color photographs indicating warehouse label and sign applications and comprehensive safety checklists, the Warehouse Safety Hazards and Solutions Guide is available to those who fill out a form located at www.graphicproducts.com