Many things located in your workplace; things that you use every single day without a second though, things as common as pallets, ladders, hand trucks can all prove to be dangerous if not used properly. Many of the pieces of equipment that you use on a regular basis, the things that you come in contact with so often that you take their necessity for granted, can pose a serious health risk to you and others if they aren’t in good condition or if they aren’t properly used.
Regular inspections of all equipment should be made to ensure that everything is in good working condition, regular maintenance should be performed on any equipment that contains moving parts and you should ensure that all of your employees are educated on the proper use of the equipment.
The equipment that you use everyday needs to be: properly used by your employees, in good working condition and capable of handling the work that you are using it for. Many workplace injuries can be avoided simply by the use of the right equipment for the task at hand. The electric carts and lifts offered by DJ Products are easy to operate – your employees can be trained quickly to operate these lifts properly, safely and efficiently. They are quiet – the rest of your employees won’t be distracted by excessive noise while DJ Product’s equipment is operating. They are highly efficient and have long battery life – your employees won’t be stuck with an unfinished load of material in the middle of your warehouse due to the fact that their cart died. All of these attributes will make your warehouse more efficient and much safer for all of your employees.
Safety should be a prime concern when you work in material handling – and safety starts with the right equipment for the job and properly trained employees. You can make your operation as safe as possible and dramatically increase your company’s efficiency by using the right equipment for the job.