Conveyors play an important role in the manufacturing industry, helping move products and assisting employees in performing their jobs safely and more efficiently. But unfortunately, like any type of machinery, conveyor systems can be dangerous and injuries can happen quickly if certain precautions are not taken. There have already been six fatalities relating to conveyor accidents this year.
The good news? These types of injuries are preventable.
Using these safety tips when working around conveyors can prevent an accident and keep production moving along. For more information on how to work safely around conveyors, see this guide from Acuity.