To the average person, a set of forks will look as good as new as long as they haven’t sustained any obvious physical damage. The truth is wear begins the first day of use, and at some point the forks … Continue reading →Read More »
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 →Read More »
Now that the Ebola virus has landed on U.S. soil, employers here are grappling with how to address various workplace issues, ranging from addressing irrational fears among employees to dealing with employees who may have had actual or potential exposure to the virus. First, employers should learn the facts about the Ebola virus to help [...]Read More »
The overhead flood lights at a UPS facility’s entrance gate weren’t working. It was before sunrise, and a worker who had to open the gate for incoming trucks was run over by one and killed. Will OSHA violations against the company for lack of proper lighting and employee training stick?
On Sept. 15, 2010, a [...]
Some employees will go to great lengths to fake an injury and claim workers’ comp. In this case, the worker even damaged company property in his effort.
Glenn Jones of Cleveland has pleaded guilty to filing a false workers’ compensation claim, a first-degree misdemeanor. Security video shows Jones stomped on the floor to create a [...]
Confined Space Entry Training Video
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Confined Space Entry A Retraining Program Video or DVD
Gives employees the information they need to refresh their knowledge of OSHA’s Confined Space regulation. [...]
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There are a wide variety of businesses and institutions that hire animal caretakers to help with bathing, grooming, and feeding nonfarm animals. Zoos, Veterinarian offices, groomers, and shelters often need the services of animal caretakers, and this can be a dream job for anyone who loves spending time with animals. Below, you’ll find a list [...]
Recently Cascade came out with their Fork Safety Guide. It is one of those publications that need to be seen by everyone that works with, in or around forklift trucks. We will work to share highlights of and links to … Continue reading →Read More »
The very fact that you are concerned with which type of fall protection to use while operating a lift already puts you ahead of the game. How often have you seen workers in boom lifts with absolutely no fall protection? I’m willing to bet it’s pretty often.
What those workers don’t realize (let’s give them the [...]
The family of a 20-year-old man who was killed on a construction site has proposed legislation for a mandatory fine when an employee is killed on the job. “He was priceless, and $3,000 doesn’t do s—,” said the man’s stepbrother.
Brett Collins was killed in Sheridan, WY, two years ago. He was struck in the [...]