The rapid spread of the coronavirus poses some challenges for warehouse operators. Extra measures need to be taken to safeguard workers and prevent the spread of the virus. Here are some ways distribution companies can keep their warehouse workers safe short-term and for the long haul.
Warehouse workers face dangers that can easily cause serious injury. With the right procedures and design choices in place, it's possible to mitigate many of these issues — but only if organizations know what to look for.
A new publication from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) highlights how workers in grocery stores can reduce strains and sprains when moving materials from the delivery truck to the sales floor.
Blocked fire exits, lack of foot protection and dangerously stacked merchandise were among the hazards discovered recently at a California distribution center by the state’s Department of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA).