Rough Terrain Forklifts Safety Training A long time ago and most likely yesterday a worker in a lumber yard, warehouse, or big box retailer somewhere in the U.S. said, “Boss, I know how to drive a forklift. All forklifts are the same, aren’t they?”. This grandiose statement has been the bane of many workers, supervisors,…

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It is a fact that there is distinct irony about a business owning a high-quality fall protection system and a business that owns, employs, and continues to use and take care of the best fall protect system available. Simply put, employers need to buy a fall protection system and use it. There are a set…

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Business approaches and sayings differ, but the age-old adage that you must spend money to make money never seems to get too old, because it keeps getting used. This axiom is mentioned directly here to make the connection of the cost of doing business that spending money just naturally and logically comes with the territory…

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Recordkeeping Requirements Most employers with an excess of 10 employees are mandated to maintain a written record of significant work-related illnesses or injuries. (There are specific exempted low-risk industries) Slight injuries incurred in the workplace needing just first aid are not mandated to be recorded.   How does OSHA define a recordable injury or illness?…

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If you happen to be a person that cannot stand the idea of working in a stale office doing paperwork and you have good dexterity related to activities connected to your hands and eyes, perhaps obtaining a forklift certification, and becoming qualified for forklift operator positions might be just the ticket for you. Running a…

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Becoming a trained and certified forklift operator can be highly beneficial. In addition to possibly making a more than a decent yearly salary and creating the skill sets needed to get top forklift operator positions, your certification substantiates you have the knowledge and training to do all that is necessary to prevent work accidents and…

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