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Do News Stories Portray Pallets Negatively?


upport, changes to work instructions, and of course ongoing oversight. Reusable packaging success requires a modicum of management. It may not be hitting a mosquito over the head with a flyswatter, as one of my old

bosses used to say, but at minimum, it is about paying attention.

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Over 60% of respondents believe that news stories about unit load-related injuries are negative about pallets. Stories tend to be more sensational than informative.

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All respondents agreed that terms other than pallets should be used to describe falling material - such as unit load or other, and that slightly more precise descriptions of unit load components might be useful in communicating risk and mitigating it.

The three question survey is still open. Click here to share your opinion.