Conveyor Safety Articles and Info
Reduce conveyor related injuries; keep your workplace safe
Conveyors are one of the best productivity-enhancing tools
available, but conveyor injuries in the U.S. cost employers millions
of dollars annually. With the right processes and design, you can
reduce these injuries and their related costs. Conveyors are
generally safer than other material handling alternatives if they
are maintained, designed and properly operated.
Conveyor Safety Basics
Simple steps can be taken to ensure an accident free workplace. Here are some basic precautions when working with or around conveyor.
Conveyor Safety Fundamentals
The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics reports over fifty workplace fatalities a year where conveyors are the primary source of injury.
Conveyor Workstation Design
Conveyors help reduce the risks of musculoskeletal injury in tasks or procedures that involve manual handling by reducing the need for workers to move the load. However, conveyor workstations must be properly designed with the task and users in mind.