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. …

WIE Social Media & Forklift Information

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Why Forklift Planned Maintenance Requires Parts Support

Forklift planned maintenance requires support from all corners. The technician on site has a primary role of course but he can’t effectively work alone. To be efficient and most affective he needs a solid team behind him. While many gypsy … Continue reading

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Melrose Park, Illinois, metal shop exposes workers to machine hazards

June 29, 2015
Melrose Park, Illinois, metal shop exposes workers to machine hazards
OSHA proposes penalties of more than $54K for 3 safety violations
Employer name: Midwest Manufacturing and Distributing Inc., doing business as Midwest Metal Forming
Investigation site: 6025 N. Keystone Chicago, Illinois
Date investigation initiated and what prompted inspection: The U.S. Department of Labor’s […]

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Complaint inspection finds workers exposed to amputation hazards

June 29, 2015
Complaint inspection finds workers exposed to amputation hazards
at Cleveland Die & Manufacturing Company
Employer name: Cleveland Die & Manufacturing Company
Investigation site: 20303 1st Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio
Date citations issued and what prompted inspection: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Cleveland office issued 11 serious safety and health citations […]

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Controversial EPA Standard Blocked by the Supreme Court

Just a little over a year since EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy announced the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan proposal, which was aimed at cutting carbon pollution from existing power plants, the Supreme Court blocked the initiative by a vote of 5-to-4 in Michigan vs. Environmental Protection Agency. The court did not strike down the rule, […]

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4 Ways to Avoid the Most Common Warehouse Incidents

Employees working in a warehouse are exposed to a number of strenuous activities that can threaten their well-being. According to OHSA, the number of forklift-related accidents reaches close to 100,000 per year (100 fatal accidents, 34,900 serious injury accidents, and 61,800 non-serious accidents). As a result, those who handle heavy material handling equipment such as […]

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Business Owners Arrested, Jailed for Unpaid OSHA Fines

Two owners of a roofing business were held in custody for a week because they failed to comply with a court order to pay $195,170 in OSHA fines.
Guillermo Perez and Elma Maldonado, president and vice president of GP Roofing & Construction LLC in Palm Coast, FL, were taken into custody on June 16, 2015, […]

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(VIDEO) Restaurant Kettle Explodes – Here’s how it Happened

Related Training DVDs:

Kitchen Safety Training Video
If you’re aware of potential hazards, you can make good judgments and decisions that will allow you to perform your job without an accident. View Product

Safety Orientation for Food Service Training Video Kit
Discuss various topics that are or could become safety […]

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Top 10 Tuesday: Week of June 21st

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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Top 10 Tuesday: Week of June 14th

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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