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Forklifts, equipment selection, use limitations, required PPE and training. Our editors have “cherry picked” the best resources – to access them, click here.

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Effective Aug. 8, 2016, all passengers riding in large commercial trucks in the US will be required to wear seatbelts whenever these vehicles are involved in interstate commerce. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) posted a final rule calling for the change on June 7, 2016.

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OSHA extended the deadline for crane operator certification requirements in the Cranes and Derricks in Construction final rule three years.

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OSHA’s national emphasis program on amputations and noise found 21 serious violations at a Salem lumber company, including LOTO and seat belt hazards.

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Slips, trips and falls, ergonomic related pains, material handling and forklift accidents are the top three injuries in warehouses. Find out how to prevent them!

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Did you know that in the U.S, 1 of 6 workplace deaths are forklift related? There are 110,000 major forklift accidents per year, costing businesses more than $135,000,000.

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Most know that texting while driving is dangerous, but many do not fully grasp that having cellphone conversations while driving is equally dangerous.

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How often must you inspect a forklift that you use only once or twice a month?

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What to check to ensure that you comply with OSHA requirements for fueling and changing batteries of forklifts

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Use this Tool to ensure you meet OSHA requirements for changing forklift batteries safely.

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