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Safer by Design

Maintaining a safe lift truck environment is harder than ever today, with bigger and faster-paced warehouses and operations.  Forklift makers responded, making today’s forklifts safer than ever! Check out this DC Velocity article about these built-in safety enhancements: DC Velocity Article

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Today is National Forklift Safety Day!

National Forklift Safety Day is a great reminder to review all forklift safety and training policies and procedures, to make sure your operators and workers are safe in and around forklifts. Here are some safety tips to help decrease forklift

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ITA sponsors second annual National Forklift Safety Day, June 9th

Lift truck industry to visit Washington on June 9 to educate government officials about safety, regulatory, and economic issues. Read the rest of the article at DC Velocity (Link) Learn more or register with Industrial Truck Association (Link)

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Common Forklift OSHA Violations

There are many OSHA regulations to follow when using any powered industrial trucks, commonly called forklifts or lift trucks, in the workplace.  Here are several common areas of OSHA compliance: Certified Operators: All forklift operators must be trained and certified. Battery

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work

April 28th is World Day for Safety and Health at Work, an annual international campaign to promote safe, healthy, and decent work. (Link) Celebrate by making sure all your forklift operators are training and certified.  Sign up for classes today!

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10 Lift Truck Accidents a Professional Lift Truck Operator Should Know & Avoid

1. HITTING CO-WORKERS WITH A LIFT TRUCK: Other workers often walk in front of or alongside a moving truck; always watch out for pedestrians. Sound your horn at intersections or when entering blind aisles. 2. HITTING CO-WORKERS WITH A LOAD:

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Forklift Operator Training

OSHA requires that all persons who have the occasion to use any powered (Battery or Internal Combustion Engine) materials handling equipment must be certified before they can use this type of equipment and then recertified at least every three (3)

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