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Celebrating 5 Years with No OSHA Recordable

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Nov 3, 2022

The Shippers Group is thrilled to share that our warehouse in Gretna, Virginia just celebrated 5 YEARS with no OSHA recordables!

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Topics: Insider, Community, Safety, Core Values, Celebrations

TSG Shares 10 Safety Tips for Fire Prevention Week

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Oct 11, 2022

This year, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week (FPW)! Since 1922, the NFPA has sponsored the public observance of Fire Prevention Week to educate families, children, and adults on how to stay safe in case of a fire.

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Topics: Community, Safety, Core Values

TSG Shares the Importance of National Preparedness Month

Posted by Margaret Harvey on Sep 22, 2022
Did you know that September is National Preparedness Month? Since 2004, the month of September has been designated as National Preparedness Month and seeks to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time.
 
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Topics: Community, Safety

The Importance of Forklift Safety & Maintenance

Posted by Robin Siekerman on Jun 16, 2022

Forklifts and other material handling equipment such as pallet jacks are ordinary equipment in distribution centers. Their proper maintenance and use help ensure the safety of warehouse associates and facilitate the efficient movement of goods through the facility.

National Forklift Safety Day is recognized every June and reinforces the importance of operator safety training and forklift safety practices. This article provides useful reference material as a refresher on the importance of forklift safety as well as proper use and maintenance. Additionally, it explores the impact of the recent labor shortage on forklift safety.

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Topics: Safety, Core Values

The Benefits of Stretching Before Your Shift

Posted by Robin Siekerman on May 4, 2022

While it may not seem like it, the amount of physical effort you exert during a shift on the floor is probably more than that of a regular workout. When spending all day on your feet, your body experiences extra stress and tension from the repetitive everyday movements. That is why it is important to warm up before your shift to keep your body healthy and safe.

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Topics: Insider, Safety