Archive for May 27, 2016
A manufacturer’s job is not done when the goods are finished, at least not if they want to be successful. The product still needs to be shipped to the distributor to be sold. At this step, it is helpful to have a shipping plan and reliable packaging solution. Custom corrugated packaging may even be essential for delicate or fragile goods.
Customers typically do not notice the box a package arrives in unless the product was damaged in some way. Then the defective box is examined for any rips or wrinkles. Cardboard, although made from paper, can actually be fairly resilient. It can also be terribly flimsy. The trick so to speak is corrugation. Ridges, or flutes as they are called in this case, bear the brunt of the weight when pressure is applied. This keeps the cardboard from bending or breaking a
Do you run a business where your employees are at risk of falling and injuring themselves? Sometimes this involves various types of businesses, not just construction or other industrial types of work. As a business owner or manager you know the importance of keeping your workforce safe from harm, and there are many ways to do this. Here are just a few ideas:
1. Fall Protection Training – One of the best things you can do as a business owner or manager is to make sure your employees are properly trained. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (known as OSHA) promotes a three step process to encourage fall protection and ultimately save lives. Their steps are: plan, provide, and train. Have regular fall protection certification opportunities for your employees so tha