September 2018

General Material Handling/Logistics:

Demand for AS/RS and the Rise of Shuttle Technology
With current increases in minimum wage and an aging, shrinking industrial workforce, automated systems offer a viable solution to handle growing order volumes. Read More

Managing Inventory: Automated Storage & Retrieval
To remain competitive and prepare for the future, warehouse operators focus on maximizing efficiencies and minimizing expenses. Read More

Safeguard Employees, Equipment with Protective Guarding
Protective guarding can help prevent accidents and increase a warehouse’s productivity and bottom line. Read More

Environmental Health & Safety:

Impact Protection: Protecting Workers from Eye Injury
The necessary eye protection depends upon the type of hazard, the circumstances of exposure, other protective equipment used and individual vision needs.Read More

Employer Responsibilities Under Osha’s New Crystalline Silica Rules
OSHA’s two new crystalline silica standards for general industry/maritime became effective June 23rd. Employers must understand their responsibilities and options. Read More

In Perspective: Compressed Air Vacuums
HafcoVac’s Basil Fornaci discusses the company’s explosion-proof vacuums and how they comply with various standards and safety certifications. Read More

Industry News:

NSC Congress & Expo Offers Education, Opportunities
The National Safety Council (NSC) is known for being America’s leading safety advocate for over a century. Check out a sampling of what’s new for 2018’s educational sessions. Read More

As the state-of-the-art warehousing and distribution company in Texas, BFS Services is no stranger to embracing technology to maximize revenue. However, they found that their massive lighting expenditures at their main warehouse were quickly becoming unsustainable. Find out below how OEO helped BFS Services achieve their objectives.  

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