Standish, MI -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/26/2015 -- Delivering Excellence, sponsored by Magline, discussed OSHA ergonomic employee concerns in warehouses. Employees usually move materials through the warehouse on pallet jacks. Ergonomic concerns occur when placing boxes on pallets. OSHA recommends several possible solutions including using a forklift to raise the height of the boxes. Recommendations include raising the height of the bottom level to allow employees to keep the load close to the body, minimizing bending of the torso. OSHA recommends pallet jack with higher than normal fork elevation, which provides height-adjustable picking equipment so loads can be maintained at a height that minimizes bending at the waist. Perhaps most importantly OSHA suggests educating employees about the hazards of bending while moving heavy loads. Some solutions to address these ergonomic concerns include the self-stabilizing hand truck by Magline.
Andrea Horner, Magline's Vice President of Marketing reported there has been strong interest across multiple industries for the new self-stabilizing hand truck. Horner explained, "As a leader in the material handling industry, Magline is committed to creating innovative solutions that help people transport materials more safely and efficiently. Our customers depend on our team's knowledge, experience, personal service and innovation to provide them flexible solutions to meet a variety of route distribution needs. Our product offering of lightweight and ergonomically-designed Magliner solutions allow customers to move more loads with less physical stress delivering workplace safety and productivity."
The self-stabilizing hand truck improves both ergonomic safety and productivity, delivering an immediate ROI (return-on-investment). The self-stabilizing hand truck features a fully supported rotation which allows for easy maneuverability in confined spaces. The integrated kickstand holds the self-stabilizer in an upright position when loading, or when a load is not present.
Delivering Excellence details programs which enable companies to design innovative route distribution solutions that enhance safety and productivity. Delivery routes with a variety of lightweight and ergonomically-designed solutions allow companies to move more loads with less physical stress delivering workplace safety and productivity. Leaders are looking for a competitive advantage, have dynamic and experienced sales forces, and have a corporate culture which is customer-focused and intent on building long-term relationships with satisfied customers.
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Magline, Inc. (http://www.magliner.com) manufactures a complete line of innovative lightweight route distribution solutions under the Magliner brand. Named one of the Great Supply Chain Projects according to Supply & Demand Chain Executive, Magliner solutions are used in the beer, soft drink, food service, parcel delivery, home healthcare, and other distribution industries. Magline also offers implementation consulting and solutions for reducing service times and eliminating waste during deliveries. Magline is at the forefront of developing products that address the unique material handling requirements from distribution centers to delivery. Magline is the leader in hand trucks worldwide and has a strong dealer base in various regions domestically, as well as internationally. Magline was named a finalist in the MHI Innovation Award.
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