Eriez® Website Offers Valuable Magnet Safety Information to Decrease Risk of Personal Injury and Damage to Devices

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  Sep 25, 2013 — Erie, PA — The Eriez® website offers helpful information to educate operators on proper safety precautions and procedures when handling magnetic equipment. This information, provided through Eriez’ Orange University®, is available at

“Industrial strength magnetic separators play a very important role in manufacturing facilities across the world. If handled properly, they are a safe, efficient way of removing unwanted ferrous contamination,” says Bill Dudenhoefer, Manager—Separation Products. “If not handled properly, injuries and property damage can occur. Potential injuries include everything from minor pinched fingers to more serious crushed hands and even the loss of extremities.”

In an effort to avoid any magnet-related accidents or damage, the Eriez website provides detailed magnet safety information regarding awareness, proper magnet handling, transportation and storage, medical devices that could be affected while handling magnets, credit card malfunctions and permanent damage to electronic devices that come in contact with magnets.

The magnet safety information is provided through Eriez Orange University, a comprehensive educational resource that includes Eriez’ mobile training center, literature library, free tools, newsletters, videos, articles, the Eriez Technical Center and more. For more information about Orange University, visit

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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