Day of Mourning

National Day of Mourning – April 28

On April 28, please take the time to honour and recognize the workers injured or killed in Canadian workplaces. Below is an excerpt from Wikipedia, that outlines the history and significance of this very important day. The National Day of Mourning, or Workers’ Mourning Day is observed in Canada on 28 April. It commemorates workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness due to …

Order Picker

Order Picker

Improve Your Order Picking Procedures The process of order picking is a vital component in any warehouse that relies on movement of goods. It can also equate to 50 – 60% of overall distribution center operational costs when compared to storage and shipping/receiving costs and may be the most labour intensive activity in the facility. It is critical that goods …

forklift safety

Forklift Safety: Load Lifting Tips

Forklift Safety: Load Lifting Tips What’s so difficult about using a forklift? Operating a forklift may seem like an easy, simple thing to do, but if not done properly, significant injuries and damage can occur. If you are not properly trained to operate a forklift, you are exposing yourself and others to significant and unnecessary risk. Below are some helpful …