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Powered Industrial Trucks (1910.178)
Violations: 2,093 in 2019 • 2,294 in 2018
What OSHA classifies as powered industrial trucks most of us refer to as forklifts or lift trucks. These vehicles are used for moving pallets, boxes and crates around a warehouse or worksite, these machines have the potential to injure both their operators and co-workers if not used properly.
The powered industrial trucks standard (1910.178)—provides guidance to avoid forklift overturns or being hit or crushed by a falling load.
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Complying with OSHA’s Regulations is Simple:
- Nobody younger than 18 can operate a forklift.
- Forklifts must be inspected both before being placed into service and daily to ensure they are safe to operate.
- Operators, Drivers must use seat belts.
- Drivers must maintain a speed that allows for quick stops.
- Anyone driving a forklift must receive Training and be Licensed.
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ZEE offers a Forklift Safety Training Program that can help you and your employees to be more safety conscious while performing at heights indoors and out.
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ZEE ADVANTAGE – FORKLIFT SAFETY PROGRAM
(OSHA Regulation #29 CFR 1910178)
When Was Your Workforce Last Trained in Fall Protection?
Always remember that the burden of proof lies with the employer. Should OSHA audit your company you will have to validate that employees understood the training, for example by means of an exam.
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