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THIS COMPLIANCE CENTER IS FOR YOU if your workers use forklifts to lift, move and stack materials. The COMPLIANCE CENTER helps you meet OSHA requirements for forklift equipment selection, use limitations, required PPE and operator training.

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  • sample image How to Comply with Crane Load Handling Requirements

    A crane may not be loaded beyond its rated load except for test purposes.
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  • sample image How to Comply with Powered Industrial Truck Maintenance Requirements

    If you take just one point from this piece let it be this: If you inspect powered industrial trucks and find them in need of repair, remove them from service immediately...
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  • sample image How to Comply with Powered Industrial Truck Loading Requirements

    The standard’s requirements are designed to ensure that only stable or safely arranged loads are handled. You must exercise caution when handling...
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  • sample image How to Comply with Powered Industrial Truck Travel Requirements

    As with any moving vehicle in the workplace, there must be traffic regulations to ensure the safe travel of trucks in motion...
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  • sample image How to Comply with Powered Industrial Truck Operating Requirements

    Selecting the appropriate powered industrial truck for the workplace and training operators how to use it is just the start of complying with the Powered Industrial...
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  • sample image How to Comply With Powered Industrial Truck Operator Training Rules

    No provision of the OSHA Materials Handling requirements (Subpart N of the General Industry standards) generates more citations than the Powered Industrial...
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  • Forklift Safety Checklists
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    Like any other piece of mechanical equipment, forklifts pose dangers not just to operators but to others in the vicinity. Read More...

  • Model Forklift Loading Safety Policy
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    Loading and unloading of forklifts and other trucks are subject to specific requirements under the OSHA Powered Industrial Trucks standard 29 CFR 1910. Read More...

  • Model Forklift Travel Safety Policy
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    Once they’re on the move, forklifts and other powered industrial trucks become dangerous and subject to specific travel safety rules ... Read More...

  • Forklift Training Checklist
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    Although safety training is a general requirement, a few OSHA standards set out specific requirements governing the content and delivery of training. Read More...

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