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 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 proposed…

person injured on the floor in front of a forklift

The Serious Consequences of Forklift Injuries

Forklift injuries are serious business. Every employer, warehouse manager, and forklift operator must understand the potential consequences of these workplace accidents. A study conducted by Worksafe found over 55,000 reported incidents in the United States between 2006-2016. The results of this study show not only how damaging these accidents can be to workers but also…

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How to Improve Industrial Safety

Industrial safety should always be a top priority for businesses that work with heavy machinery, dangerous chemicals, or other materials that can cause serious injury. Maintaining safety standards at the workplace is critical to protecting employees and maintaining an efficient workflow. This blog post will discuss steps you can take to improve industrial safety in…