There is an area of your workplace that is especially dangerous, accounting for hundreds of workplace injuries every year. And you may have never heard of it.
It's called the Loading, Unloading Exclusion Zone -- or LUEZ for short -- and it is a potential "drop zone" where workers can be injured by falling equipment, pallets, and other materials.
LUEZ is the area directly beneath the extended forks on a forklift or other equipment that is used to lift materials to shelves or other heights. And it's one of the most dangerous places in any warehouse, dock, or other materials handling... Read more →