Forklift Impact Monitor screen

Forklift Impact Monitoring: How Monitors Work & Are They the Best Choice for Fleet Protection?

If you ever crave a visual representation of organized chaos, visit a warehouse.  You will spot heavy machinery zooming from one end of the building to the other. Hear the whirring of HVAC systems. You will see hundreds (or even thousands) of employees racing about to meet packaging and shipping quotas. See and hear computerized product sorting systems…

Stay Safe in a Falling Forklift by wearing a seatbelt worker bucking seatbelt

How to Stay Safe in a Falling Forklift

The warehouse forklift operator, Barry, was a veteran driver of 20 years. He’d spent his career driving forklifts and other mobile equipment in a warehouse setting. Barry had an excellent safety record and almost always took the proper safety precautions. He’d even provided forklift certification training for new hires from time to time. Despite all…

OSHA Proposes Rule to Update Forklift Standard

OSHA Proposes Rule to Update Forklift Standard

OSHA NEWS In February 2022, OSHA proposed updating the powered industrial truck’s standard. The U.S. Department of Labor announced today a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking by the department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration to improve worker safety and health by ensuring the agency’s general industry and construction industry rules reflect current industry practice and state-of-the-art technology. This…