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Forklift Safety Tips

Understand OSHA enforcement practices and regulatory requirements pertaining to forklifts.

More than 100 people per year die in forklift accidents on the job and thousands more are injured. Forklift overturns are the primary cause of fatalities involving this equipment (25%) but co-workers can also be injured when struck or crushed by a forklift. This topic will outline OSHA expectations for compliance, as well as best practices that conform with consensus and industry standards of care. The information will also outline how to inspect forklifts and effectively train equipment operators to avoid injuries and reduce liability.

63 minutes
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Agenda

Overview

  • Types of Powered Industrial Trucks ('PITs' Including Forklifts) Regulated by OSHA
  • Overview of Hazards
  • Overview of Applicable Standards and OSHA Interpretative Policies

Inspection of PITs

  • Checklists
  • Role of Manufacturer's Manual
  • Gas Versus Electric Equipment

Relationship With Warehousing Initiatives

  • National Emphasis Programs Impacting PITs and Warehousing/Logistics
  • Regional Programs of Interest
  • OSHA Enforcement of 29 CFR 1910.178 and General Duty Clause

Effective Worker Training

  • Contents
  • Obstacles
  • Contractor and Temporary Worker Issues

Conclusion

  • Best Practices for Forklift Safety
  • Conclusory Remarks
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This course was last revised on November 8, 2021.

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  • ASA 1.0
     
  • This program qualifies for 1.0 continuing education hour(s) towards maintaining your ASA credential. Please contact ASA for more information at [email protected] Please retain proof of attendance in the event your CE record is audited.
     
  • BCSP
     
  • This course is applicable to safety professionals. Professionals interested in credit through the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP), please contact the board at 1-317-593-4800, or you can access the Recertification Guide here: https://online.fliphtml5.com/pbcyp/eprz/
     
  • HR Certification Institute 1.0
     
  • This E-Learning program has been approved for 1.0 (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR(TM), aPHRi(TM), PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi(TM) and SPHRi(TM)recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
     
  • SHRM 1.0
     
  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.0 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.
     

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  • Those applying for AIA and HRCI must view 100% of the program and answer the questions following the program.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Adele L. Abrams, Esq., ASP, CMSP

Adele L. Abrams, Esq., ASP, CMSP

Law Office of Adele L. Abrams P.C.

  • President, Law Office of Adele L. Abrams P.C.
  • Represents employers in OSHA and MSHA matters nationwide
  • National speaker on occupational safety and employment law issues
  • Co-author of multiple textbooks on OHS, including several published by ASSP
  • Regular columnist for multiple publications on OHS and employment law issues
  • Memberships include: NSC, ASSP, ABA, and Adele is CEO of Chesapeake Region Safety Council and recipient of the National Safety Council’s DSSA Award
  • J.D. degree, George Washington University; B.S. degree, University of Maryland College Park
  • Can be contacted at [email protected], 301-613-7498, or www.safety-law.com
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Product ID: 404685
Published 2021
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