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Using UV Robots to Ramp Up Warehouse Safety

Bucking the trends in the office and retail sectors, Greg Isaacson at Commercial Property Executive reports, industrial properties are busier than ever, bolstered mainly by surging e-commerce demand. Net absorption in the sector totaled 268 million square feet in 2020, an 11.4 percent year-over-year increase, according to Cushman & Wakefield. That trend is powering investment and development in the sector, but it also has far-reaching implications for safety. More goods flowing through the system means more workers and more shifts, and hence more pressure on industrial tenants to provide a safe, comfortable environment for their employees. The risk of…
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