Items Tagged with 'Material handling'

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Manual material handling and back injuries

Lifting objects or manually handling materials puts workers at risk for back injuries. More than 111,000 such injuries requiring days away from work were recorded in 2017, according to “Injury Facts,” an online database created by the National Safety Council.
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Below hook drum handling system

The 3A-HD-BHDL is a fully automatic and mechanical below hook attachment that can be used to lift 55-gallon drums for placement to or from many containment devices, scales, pallets or similar handling requirements.
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Vacuum system

The Dual Force Vac Drum Pump is a convenient and versatile solution for liquid material handling and spill cleanup. This proven two-way, air-powered drum pump can fill or discharge a 55-gallon drum in only two minutes with no moving parts and no shock hazard.
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Material handler

The compact, battery-powered CartMover is a material handler ideal for moving items on casters or wheels (up to 20,000 pounds).
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Basics of rigging safety

Rigging – when workers prepare equipment to be lifted by cranes, hoists or other material-handling machinery – is a common work process on shipyard and construction sites, among others. Performing rigging operations safely is critical.
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Online tool promotes safe material handling

Montreal – Scientific research organization IRSST has released a free online resource intended to help identify workplace musculoskeletal disorder risks and avoid injuries related to material handling.
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