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How Safety Impacts Workplace Efficiency

While the main reason to improve workplace safety is protecting your employees, it can also significantly impact workplace efficiency. An efficient warehouse is a profitable warehouse.  Implementing industry-leading safety technology like HIT-NOT or WheriTrack is an investment. Not only is it a safety investment, but also an investment in future productivity, employee morale, and future earnings. …

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How to Prevent a Near Miss

A “Near Miss” Is… The phrase “near-miss” or “close call” is common for those working in and around warehouses. OSHA would define a near miss as an incident where “a worker might have been injured if the circumstances had been slightly different.”  These incidents can occur due to unsafe conditions or an employee acting unsafely.…

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Frequently Used Warehouse Terms

As safety experts, SynTech has spent time honing in on the most important terminology for discussing warehouse safety.  While there is a practical need for brief dictionaries such as this for almost every aspect of warehouse operations, this guide focuses on terms that will help individuals guide and navigate meaningful safety conversations.  Warehouse Terms You…