10 Top Posts From Week Ending November 22nd

Forklift and material handling information is shared or posted daily 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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Business cost of obesity-related absences: $8.65B per year

A new study calculates the financial hit U.S. businesses take each year because of absenteeism related to obesity. The study also shows how these costs vary from state to state.
The research from the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine shows that obese workers miss from 1.1 to 1.7 days more per year compared […]

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Tape measure falls 400 ft., hits and kills worker

This is why all workers at construction sites must wear hard hats.
A tape measure slipped off the belt of a construction worker at the top of a tower, hit a piece of metal equipment on the way down, and then struck another worker on the head, knocking him unconscious. The worker was taken to […]

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Key Considerations When Throwing a Company-Sponsored Holiday Party

As the holiday season approaches, many companies are planning and throwing parties for their employees without considering and taking steps to minimize the potential liability that can result. While holiday parties can be a great morale booster, they can be filled with potential problems, especially when alcohol is served. Indeed, alcohol plus a party atmosphere […]

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(VIDEO) Compactor Rollover Nearly Kills Operator

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10 Top Posts From Week Ending November 15th

Forklift and material handling information is shared or posted daily 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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New OSHA Regulation Changes Just Around the Corner

OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, has been very busy lately with regulation updates and tweaks to current rules. And once the New Year rolls in, there will be 2 important rules to keep in mind. These rules affect workplaces in the United States, regardless if they use aerial lifts or scissor lifts. The […]

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CEO Arrested in Worker’s Death

Authorities in California have arrested a business owner in connection with the death of a worker in a trench in January 2012.
Richard Liu was arrested on a $1 million warrant at the San Francisco airport after flying in from China.
Liu is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Raul Zapata Mercado.
Mercado, a carpenter, […]

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