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Are you OSHA Compliant?

| News and Announcements, Training | October 6, 2015


Forklift Safety Training

Forklift safety violations consistently appear on OSHA’s list of Most Cited Standards. Below are the most common violations.

1910.178(l)(1)(i) – Operator not properly trained (initial)

  • “The employer shall ensure that each powered industrial truck operator is competent to operate a powered industrial truck safely, as demonstrated by the successful completion of the training and evaluation specified in this paragraph (l)”

1910.178(l)(4)(i) – Operator not properly trained (refresher training)  (required every 3 years)

  • “Refresher training, including an evaluation of the effectiveness of that training, shall be conducted as required by paragraph (l)(4)(ii) to ensure that the operator has the knowledge and skills needed to operate the powered industrial truck safely.”

1910.178(l)(6) – Not keeping safe distance from edge of platform

1910.178(p)(1) – Not taking defective truck out-of-operation

1910.178(q)(7) – Failing to properly inspect forklift before operation

AVOID HEFTY OSHA FINES – KEEP YOUR EMPLOYEES SAFE & PRODUCTIVE

CALL BELL FORKLIFT’S TRAINING DEPARTMENT TODAY FOR INFORMATION AT 586-415-5200

 

 

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