Over the past few years, we have met many fascinating people in the warehouse industry. It always amazes us to see how things are made and transported. Each factory and distribution center is unique and fascinating, with impressive logistics, synchronization and size. Despite the differences, everyone is genuinely concerned about safety. We hear repeatedly from plant managers and EHS specialists:
“We want our people to go home in the same condition that they arrived.”
investment in prevention is postponed or abandoned when the cost justification
of the project is reached.
While this is totally understandable and well-meaning, it is short-sighted and risky.
In a perfect world, powered industrial trucks (e.g. forklifts) and people never work in the same space. In a near-perfect world, forklifts move slowly and cautiously, with acute awareness of their surroundings. In reality, there are deadlines, obstructed views, and moving parts in close quarters. Until people can be completely removed from the dangers of heavy machinery, our ARINAlert™ system can help by providing audio and visual alerts to forklift operators that a pedestrian, valuable equipment or another forklift is in the vicinity.
Our ARINAlert system has been positively received. Customers tell us it is:
But don’t take our word for it. We firmly believe in real time evaluation of our products, nothing canned or orchestrated.