Powered Industrial Trucks and How to Stay OSHA Compliant

Violations related to Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) ranked as #7 on OSHA's Top Ten Most Frequently Cited Safety Violations in 2022. What exactly does OSHA consider a Powered Industrial...

National Safety Month 2023: Five Common Workplace Accidents and How to Prevent Them

Each June, we celebrate National Safety Month to highlight workplace risks, training resources, and tools to help ensure the safety of ICW Group insureds and their workers.  The most common...

Accident Investigation Series (Part 1): What “Caused” This Mishap?

Supervisors wear many hats, including being an impartial accident investigator and hearing, “Joey backed the forklift off the loading dock and is in the hospital…can you do the injury...
ICW Group's picture of a forklift.

How to Prevent Forklift Truck Accidents

Powered industrial trucks (commonly called Forklift trucks) are used in most industries to move heavy and awkward material promptly and safely. Their use reduces the lifting exposure over manual...
A worker operating a forklift while a co-worker looks on.

A Must Read if You Operate Forklifts – It Could Save Your Life!

From 1980 to 1994 there were 1,021 fatalities due to forklift-related accidents per The National Traumatic Occupational Fatalities (NTOF) Surveillance System. The fatalities occurred as a result of the...