Eriez® Orange University® Offers Industrial Magnet Safety Information

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  Dec 30, 2014 — In an effort to help customers maintain the highest level of safety in their workplaces, Eriez® Orange University® offers comprehensive guidelines for handling powerful magnetic equipment. Magnet safety information and resources are available on the company’s website, including a downloadable 20-page presentation on industrial magnet safety.

The industrial magnet safety presentation covers general magnet safety and potential hazards, guidelines for magnet handling and storage and an overview of risks associated with pacemakers and other medical devices. It also includes a quiz that utilizes photos depicting safe and unsafe magnet handling practices.

Additionally, visitors can download a full-length article with magnetic separator safety tips. An excerpt from Eriez’ installation, operation and maintenance manual is also available to enable customers to obtain text they may wish to use as a start in preparing a safety label for their facility. “To avoid injuries resulting from magnets, all organizations should develop and enforce proper procedures for working around them,” says Tina Swanson, Eriez Safety and Risk Manager.

To access Eriez magnet safety information and resources, visit

The Eriez Orange University Program is the umbrella under which Eriez offers free educational resources, tools, testing and training opportunities. Orange University includes the Mobile Training and Education Center for Light Industry, the new Metalworking Demonstration and Training Vehicle and Eriez’ Technical Center as well as a wide array of additional online components such as videos, selection/specification calculators, a literature library, newsletters, magnet safety information, articles and more. For more information, visit To watch a video spotlighting the Orange University Program, go to

Eriez is recognized as world authority in separation technologies. The company’s magnetic lift and separation, metal detection, materials feeding, screening, conveying and controlling equipment have application in the process, metalworking, packaging, plastics, rubber, recycling, mining, aggregate and textile industries. Eriez manufactures and markets these products through 12 international facilities located on six continents. For more information, call toll-free (888) 300-ERIEZ (3743) within the U.S. and Canada. For online users, visit or send email to Eriez World Headquarters is located at 2200 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506.
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 Contact:John Blicha 
 E-mail:lwhaling -at- eriez -dot- com 
 Company:ERIEZ View Company Profile 
 Address:work2200 Asbury Road 
 Location:workErie, PA 16506  United States 
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