A Three-Stage Approach to Plant Safety

There is a three-stage approach to implement when seriously considering safety at a corrugated packaging plant, or any manufacturing plant for that matter.

The first step is to keep anyone from getting near a moving part. Secondly, if that’s unavoidable, you want to make sure to provide audible and visual warnings. The final stage is mitigation—if someone manages to get into a situation they shouldn’t be in, you must provide additional protection.

Your Conveyor System Wants to Be Heard: 8 things to prevent downtime and cut maintenance costs

If you listen closely, your conveyor systems are speaking to you.  All of the squeaks, slaps, and grinding noises made by bearings, belts, chains, rollers and other vital components want your attention to head-off potential issues and reduce big-time replacement and other operating costs.