It is crucial that you take great care when handling FIBCs. Full bags are extremely heavy (some weighing up to 5,000 lbs.) and when not…
Bulk Bag Safe Handling Is Key to a Safe Work Environment
When using bulk bags in your facility, it is imperative to follow safe use guidelines set forth by the manufacturer, your supplier, as well as FIBCA (Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container Association). Whether you are filling, discharging, storing, or transporting FIBCs, when safe guidelines are not followed accidents can occur resulting in injuries or death.
At National Bulk Bag, we take workplace safety very seriously. Our bulk bag experts have over 20 years of industry experience and are ready to help you navigate the often confusing and tedious process of making sure that you are adhering to strict FIBC safe handling guidelines and best practices. Please do not hesitate to reach out to our experts if you have any questions, or would like more information on FIBC safety. Click here to get in contact with our team of FIBC experts.
Official FIBC Safety Guide
At National Bulk Bag, safety and reliability are our top priorities. National Bulk Bag’s Official FIBC Safety Guide is split up into four sections for your convenience and contains comprehensive safety information, best practices, and key safety tips.
Click the button below to download National Bulk Bag’s Official FIBC Safety Guide!
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FIBCA’S SAFE HANDLING GUIDELINES –
FILLING AND EMPTYING
To educate the public, our friends over FIBCA (Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container Association) have assembled this video that is an overview of safe handling guidelines for filling and emptying bulk bags.
This video also highlights what FIBCA calls the “7 critical points for filling and emptying a bulk bag.” We put an educational blog post together about this specific topic. Click here to read “The 7 Critical Points for Filling and Emptying a Bulk Bag (FIBC)“.
FIBCA wants to remind you to always consult your FIBC supplier regarding your specific application and handling environment. Click here view to FIBCA’s video on YouTube.
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