Enhancing Productivity through Safety

Abstract

Did you know that businesses spend about $170 billion per year on costs related to occupational injuries and illnesses? But taking steps to build and maintain a safety culture can make a difference. Workplaces that establish safety and health management systems can reduce their injury and illness costs by 20-40%.

Today’s fast-turn, customer satisfaction-driven economy puts more pressure than ever on warehouse and distribution center employees to meet productivity goals. With tight order fulfillment deadlines and long hours pushing personnel and processes to their limit, operations can be vulnerable to safety risks, including:  

  • Operator error
  • Incidents and injuries
  • OSHA violations and penalties
  • Insufficient maintenance practices

This white paper offers a step-by-step approach to help foster a healthy, safe workplace through proper training, innovative technologies and maintenance best practices.

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