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Safety in the Workplace: Choose the Right Equipment

By: Tom Reddon Safety in the workplace is extremely important. You should spend adequate time planning the layout of your factory or warehouse, as well as selecting the ideal equipment that you employ for the general operation of your business. If you select the wrong forklifts, conveyers or racks for example, it can cause the work environment to be unsafe ...

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OSHA Launches Forklift Emphasis Program

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) launched a program that aims to reduce deaths and serious injuries involving forklifts. The four-state program covers Alabama, Mississippi, Florida and Georgia, and will run through September 30, unless extended. “Powered industrial trucks are a significant source of serious and fatal injuries to workers,” says Cindy Coe, OSHA’s regional administrator in Atlanta. “Employers ...

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Setting Priorities

A corporate safety manager talks about how to get employee buy-in for safety programs at a material handling equipment distribution company.

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Writing A Safety Policy

A distributor safety manager outlines the elements and procedures for creating a workplace safety policy at a material handling equipment distribution firm.

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