What type of Fall Protection is Needed to Operate a Lift?

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 [...]

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Worker dies After Being Sprayed with Heated Chemical

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 [...]

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Is $3,000 a Large Enough Penalty for a Workplace Death?

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 [...]

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Is $3,000 a Large Enough Penalty for a Workplace Death?

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 [...]

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10 Top Posts From Week Ending October 18th

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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Study: 1 in 10 employees have shown up for work high

Here’s a chilling stat: Almost 10% of workers have admitted to coming to work high.
Before you chalk it up to relaxed medical marijuana laws in more than two dozen states or even legalized recreational weed, consider that almost 81% of the people who admitted to showing up to work stoned obtained the drugs illegally.
This [...]

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