Used Forklifts Northern Michigan

WIE has come across some of the best used forklifts Northern Michigan has to offer. Many different makes and models designed for specified job requirements. …

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Top 10 Tuesday: Week of May 10th

Forklift and material handling information is constantly shared or posted through dozens of sources. Websites, blogs, newsletters, Twitter, G+, Facebook and more share company and industry news, product insights as well as operational and safety information. Much of what is … Continue reading

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Storage tank manufacturer exposes welders to toxic metal hazards

May 18, 2015
Storage tank manufacturer exposes welders to toxic metal hazards
OSHA finds Imperial Industries ignores rules to prevent toxic exposure
ROTHSCHILD, Wis. – Workers welding stainless steel and other alloy steels containing chromium metal at a Wisconsin bulk storage tank manufacturer were exposed to hazardous levels of hexavalent chromium. At high levels, hexavalent […]

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Forever 21 Retail Inc. store in Connecticut among those endangering employees because of obstructed emergency exit routes

May 12, 2015
Forever 21 Retail Inc. store in Connecticut among those endangering
employees because of obstructed emergency exit routes
Westfarms Mall location receives 3 repeated citations, faces $165K in fines
HARTFORD, Conn. – Emergency exits blocked by piles of store inventory appears to be a recurring hazard at Forever 21. The fashion retailer’s employees […]

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Superstition Based Safety? by Phil LaDuke

Does this sound familiar: You do what all the experts say, you read articles on how the world’s safest companies, or you come back from a conference ready to implement the hot safety tool? But instead of creating your safety Utopia your efforts fall flat. You end up doing all the right things but—far from […]

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Record Number of Criminal Prosecutions for Worker Deaths

In Fiscal Year 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor referred or assisted with the criminal prosecution of 27 cases involving worker deaths – the highest number in DOL’s history.
However, since there were more than 4,000 worker deaths during the same period, criminal prosecution in such cases is still very rare.
These statistics were highlighted recently […]

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Contractor: My Competitors Have Waged an OSHA War

A roofing contractor says competing companies have started an “OSHA war” by reporting violations by their competitors. He says he now has no choice but to “stoop to their level.”
This all started with the most recent fines issued by OSHA to Tip Top Roofing & Construction, based in Sycamore, IL, in connection with a […]

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(VIDEO) Three Crushed in Tractor Rollovers, Here’s How it Happened

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