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Inside MHI: Meet Loretta Barter and Michael Mikitka

The people who work at MHI and its WERC division are the gears that keep the association rolling. They ensure MHI continues to be a valuable association and resource for people involved in the industry, and do so with wit, […]

Scholarship Winners: Using Robotics to Help Companies Streamline Operations

When people ask Lauren Ziccardi what she does for a living, she half-jokingly says that she “helps people move boxes.” But in reality, being vice president of solutions development at MHI member inVia Robotics is a lot more complicated than […]

Overhead Lifting Crane Safety Evolves with New Technology, Heightened Awareness

As high labor turnover continues to create an array of stiff challenges, the importance of devoting resources to safety in the field of overhead lifting cranes and hoists has never been more in focus. “There should be more emphasis than […]

Why Workplace Microaggressions are a Big Deal

Microaggressions are the everyday, subtle comments or actions that communicate negative, derogatory, offensive or insulting attitudes toward socially or culturally marginalized groups, including people of color, LGBTQIA+, and those who are disabled. While microaggressions can be deliberate, most of the […]

OSHA The First Fifty Years: Protecting America’s Workforce

To help OSHA mark its first 50 years of transforming the safety and health of workplaces nationwide, the agency commemorates major accomplishments and important events throughout its history. In this video, Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh, Assistant Secretary for Occupational […]

Future-Ready Capabilities for the Industrial Distribution Workforce

Article from MHI Solutions The future of our work environment is going to be highly influenced by several technological advancements such as automation, artificial intelligence (AI), robots, big data and data analysis. These significant technological changes are referred to as […]

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