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Beat the Heat This Summer – The hot summer months are upon us. Workers who are not accustomed to working in the heat can quickly become ill and experience heat stroke, which can lead to serious illness and even death. There are a few things to keep in mind about heat-related illness and what you can do to help prevent it in your workers. 

5 Tips that will Help Protect Your Employees from Heat Illnesses –  The hot summer months are upon us. Workers who are not accustomed to working in the heat can quickly become ill and experience heat stroke, which can lead to serious illness and even death. There are a few things to keep in mind about heat-related illness and what you can do to help prevent it in your workers. 

Four Decades of OSHA: Intents and Outcomes – The Occupational Health and Safety Act created OSHA as we know it today, back in 1972. This month we take a look at who signed the Act, why and what has transpired in the more than 4 decades that the agency has been in operation. 

Four Major Benefits of Formal Operator Training –  There is a distinct difference between teaching someone something, like safe forklift operation, and truly training them how to perform the function safely and efficiently. We have addressed this topic in our … Continue reading…

Safety Training vs. Teaching, Knowing the Difference – Since the new forklift training regulations took effect back in 1999, thousands of operators and workers have been killed and injured by forklifts and other material handling equipment. As a result, hundreds of … Continue reading…

Pre-Shift Inspection Guide OSHA Forklift Requirements – It’s Much More Than Just Training With the recession beginning to ease, a lot of companies have been forced to cut back, to do more with fewer people and relocating many employees to … Continue reading …

Pedestrian Safety is no Accident What You Need to Know – When it comes to forklift safety, a lot of emphasis is placed upon safe forklift operation—as it should be. What we … Continue reading…

Proper Fork & Chain Inspections – Forks and chains bear the brunt of the daily work load. Any wear and tear creates stress at critical points. This article highlights what you need to… Continue reading… 

8 Factors Reducing the Safe Lifting Capacity of Your Forklifts – You just purchased a new forklift.  Along with your purchase you made sure your forklift operators were trained properly. Operators’ knowledge of …Continue reading…