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Blog Archive for June, 2013

Model-Pushing-Box

Warehouse Employees Pushin’ the Load Limits? Safe Lifting Techniques.

Posted on: June 28th, 2013 by joreilly No Comments

Lifting and carrying are power jobs – when you lift and carry the wrong way, you can damage your back. Back injuries are the most common type of injury in the workplace, resulting in approximately 236,000 cases involving days away from work in 2007. Over half of these injuries are from lifting. Back injuries may […]

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Forklift

June National Safety Month – Prevent Forklift Driver Injuries

Posted on: June 26th, 2013 by joreilly No Comments

There are many types of powered industrial trucks. Each type presents different operating hazards. For example, a sit-down, counterbalanced high-lift rider truck is more likely than a motorized hand truck to be involved in a falling load accident because the sit-down rider truck can lift a load much higher than a hand truck. Workplace type […]

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Speedometer

June is National Safety Month – As Temperatures Rise, Keep Employees Safe

Posted on: June 20th, 2013 by joreilly No Comments

  Heat exhaustion is characterized by heavy perspiration with normal or slightly above normal body temperatures.  It is caused by water or salt depletion or both.  Heat exhaustion affects workers who do not drink enough fluids while working in hot environments.  Symptoms of heat exhaustion include:       • Severe thirst, fatigue, headache, nausea, […]

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Randall Manufacturing Recognized as a 2013 Top Green Provider for its GREEN InsulWall®

Posted on: June 18th, 2013 by joreilly No Comments

For the second time, Food Logistics magazine named Randall Manufacturing as a Top Green Provider.  Randall Manufacturing has been recognized by Food Logistics both for committing to sustainable leadership and for investing in innovative, Green products -the pioneering GREEN bulkheads, and now GREEN InsulWall®. GREEN InsulWall – a modular, energy-efficient curtain wall system – is […]

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NIFB

Randall Manufacturing Proud to Help the Northern Illinois Food Bank Keep Food Fresh

Posted on: June 6th, 2013 by joreilly No Comments

  Randall Manufacturing is a proud supporter of the Northern Illinois Food Bank (NIFB).  Located just a few towns over from Randall Manufacturing’s corporate office, the Northern Illinois Food Bank feeds the hungry across 13 counties covering nearly 7,000 square miles, through 600 network partners that serve more than 60,000 people each week. The numbers […]

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Noise

Series: Noise Control 101

Posted on: June 3rd, 2013 by joreilly No Comments

Part 5:  Noise Controls: Noise Reduction Products Effective noise reduction products combine sound absorption and noise barrier properties. BBC:  features a reinforced loaded vinyl noise barrier with a quilted fiberglass sound absorber on one side. The rugged durable exterior barrier is commonly used as a wrap or acoustical jacket due to its ability to conform […]

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