Posts Tagged ‘Standards’

Focus on Forklift Safety

Forklifts weigh more than three tons, and can reach a speed of 10 mph. These mechanical giants are great at assisting labor, yet can also be a source of danger. OSHA estimates that 35,000 serious injuries and 62,000 non-serious injuries involving forklifts occur annually. Further, data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that 96…

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OSHA’s 2017 Most Frequently Cited Violations

Patrick Kapust, deputy director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, revealed the list of Top 10 OSHA violations for 2017 (preliminary) at the National Safety Congress and Expo in Indiana on Sept. 26 in Indianapolis.   The Top Citations of 2017: “One thing I’ve said before in the past on this is, this list doesn’t…

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