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Understanding the Rise in Forklift Accidents

Forklift accidents pose a significant threat to industries and worker safety, both globally and locally. In the bustling industrial landscape, where efficiency and productivity drive operations, these powerful machines pose substantial risks to both operators and bystanders. To better understand what may be contributing to the rise in forklift accidents, let’s explore the current state…

The Cost of Workplace Accidents: Why HIT-NOT® Proximity Alert System is a Smart Investment for Any Business

Workplace safety is crucial to the inner workings of any business, regardless of size or industry. Taking proactive measures to prevent workplace accidents is not only a moral obligation but also a wise financial decision. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), workplace accidents cost businesses billions of dollars each year. To address…

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Choosing the Right Proximity Detection System: HIT-NOT® vs. RFID

In the ever-evolving landscapes of warehousing, construction, shipping and receiving, the quest for safety is as important as ever. The National Safety Council reported a total of seventy fatal forklift-related injuries in 2021. These numbers confirm the need to choose the right proximity detection system to protect employees. As employees navigate workplaces filled with numerous hazards, selecting…

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Forklift Safety: Tips for Pedestrians

Safety is critical in any warehouse, especially where heavy machinery operates. To ensure a secure environment, operators and pedestrians must follow proper safety protocols. Equipment operators have training and certifications and check their equipment regularly. Warehouses provide clear pathways and traffic patterns for forklifts on the move. But what about all the other people who…