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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...
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All Aboard the On-Boarding Train

The new hire on-boarding process – that wonderful process that new employees experience before they really start working. This is the time where new hires are ready to make...
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Promoting Health and Safety Among Your Aging Workers

Every day, employers across the United States are faced with the fact that their workforce is aging. For years, employers have celebrated stable employment numbers and low turnover; however, the...
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Driver Safety: 3-Points of Contact

Did you know that one of the highest risks of injury for commercial truck drivers is the simple task of entering or exiting a truck cab? Falls from truck...
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How to Implement a Near Miss Reporting Program

Events are happening every day at facilities throughout the US that employers are not aware of. These events are close calls where something occurs and almost causes an accident,...
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Leading During a Pandemic

No one knows what the workplace is going to look like in three months. COVID-19 continues to spread. School reopening and attendance plans remain tenuous. Further action from Congress...
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Don’t be Caught in a Pinch – Grip!

We take so many things for granted each day. However, the ability to grasp and handle objects is something we rarely ever consider. We hardly take the time to...
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The Purpose of a Safety Meeting

Do you sometimes find it difficult to hold your safety meetings on a consistent basis? Do you get push back or questions on your need to have safety meetings...
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Are You Using the Right Fall Protection?

When working from an elevated scissor lift (ANSI A92.6 series), workers need only be protected from falling by a properly designed and maintained guardrail system. However, if the guardrail...
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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...