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60-minute live streaming program
  • November 8
  • 1:00 - 2:00 pm EST

Forklift Safety Tips

November 8

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.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to define the major causes of forklift fatalities and how to prevent them.
  • You will be able to describe the best practices for inspection of forklifts and other PITs.
  • You will be able to discuss effective training methods, content, and documentation for forklift operators.
  • You will be able to explain OSHA enforcement practices and regulatory requirements pertaining to forklifts.

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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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  • 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]
     
  • 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 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.
     

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

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for human resource professionals, safety directors, risk managers, compliance officers, insurance professionals, business owners and managers, plant managers, quality control personnel, operations managers, facility managers, owners, controllers, inventory specialists, design professionals, operators, and technicians.

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Faculty

Adele L. Abrams, Esq., CMSP

Adele L. Abrams, Esq., CMSP

Law Office of Adele L. Abrams P.C.

  • President of the Law Office of Adele L. Abrams P.C., in MD, CO, and WV; www.safety-law.com
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of occupational safety and health and employment law
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on numerous OSHA, MSHA, and human resource issues
  • Wrote several publications related to the areas of occupational safety and health and employment law and hosts the podcast “Ask the Safety Lawyer” on the Safety Justice League channel
  • Memberships include ASSP, NSC, and ABA
  • J.D. degree, George Washington University; B.S. degree, University of Maryland
  • Can be contacted at 301-595-3520, [email protected], or on Twitter® @Safetylawyer1
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Product ID: 404685
Published 2021
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