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Warehousing Safety Project

Some incoming materials entering the automated storage retrieval system were not compliant with the system needs and were removed to another area for correction.
Faults included:
  • Incorrect pallet size
  • Broken pallets
  • Unstable loads
  • Cube size to large
  • Consolidation needed
  • Improper labeling

The correction area was a floor space that employed two people. The actions needed were often labor intensive and the area had a very high injury rate.

The solution was to install a powered conveyor system that featured several special designed operator assist tools that was staffed by one person.  The result was a 50% reduction in labor and a 0% injury rate in the audit period of one year of operation.