Tag: workplace safety
Warehouse Safety Cautionary Tale: The Great British Cheese Collapse
We came across this news story out of England while researching warehouse safety issues. Here’s what happened: In May of 2016, a warehouse worker named Tomasz Wiszniewski at a company called Edwards Transport became buried under tons of packages of cheese after a massive warehouse shelving collapse. Apparently, the accident happened when Wisneiwski’s forklift bumped […]
How Does Warehouse Organization Affect Safety?
The way a warehouse is organized can be a major determinant to its safety. Poorly organized items, narrow walkways and stray power cords have the potential to wreak havoc on this working space. At Greystone, we supply a number of products that are designed to aid in warehouse organization, but sometimes efficiency and safety is […]