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Integrating Barrier Protection with Ergonomics


This article, which first appeared in MHI Solutions, Q1, 2016, provides guidance on integrating barrier protection with ergonomic equipment as a means to avoid injury in the workplace. Workcells, machinery, assembly lines, conveyors, walkways, and mezzanines are all areas in which barriers and ergonomic equipment should be considered. The article also provides guidance on selecting the appropriate safety equipment for your application.

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