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Forklift Operator Age Requirements

May 1, 2013

By: Forklift Safety Training Services, Inc.

The purpose of this article is to inform employers that youth employment regulations (29CFR570) promulgated under the Fair Labor Standards Act, prohibits most employees under the age of 18... Read more about Forklift Operator Age Requirements

Forklift Rental Yard Liability

February 1, 2013

By: Forklift Safety Training Services, Inc.

When renting a forklift to a customer (lessee), the rental yard (lessor) should have the following or similar written statement or agreement from the customer (lessee) with their... Read more about Forklift Rental Yard Liability

Employer Confusion

January 1, 2013

By: Forklift Safety Training Services, Inc.

Most employers throughout the U.S. are demanding previous forklift operator training or certification from individuals making application for employment who want to operate forklift trucks.... Read more about Employer Confusion

10 Frequently Asked Questions Pertaining To Forklift Training

December 1, 2012

By: Forklift Safety Training Services

What vehicles are considered to be powered industrial trucks? The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) defines a powered industrial tuck as a mobile, power propelled truck used to carry,... Read more about 10 Frequently Asked Questions Pertaining To Forklift Training

OSHA Working Overtime

November 1, 2012

Jeff Ord of Forklift Safety Training Services, Inc.

For the past several months we have been experiencing a huge increase of inquiries and safety training kit sales from employers who OSHA has randomly inspected their forklift safety... Read more about OSHA Working Overtime

Forklift Driver Killed When Floor Collapses

April 1, 2011

By: Jeff Ord, President of Forklift Safety Training Services, Inc.

Tonight, I’m pushing right up to the deadline date to write my “Safety Corner” article for Material Handling Network. Based on today’s circumstances, I decided... Read more about Forklift Driver Killed When Floor Collapses

Distracted Driving

January 1, 2010

I think most people would agree that distracted driving is a worldwide problem, but might also think it is one which does not apply to them. It doesn’t matter if you are operating a service van, semi truck, car or a forklift; distractions can... Read more about Distracted Driving

How Should Trainers Be Trained?

October 1, 2009

When you are preparing to travel by air it may be comforting to know that your pilot has hundreds of hours in training and thousands of flight hours. When you sign the release to have major surgery the same is true, years of training and... Read more about How Should Trainers Be Trained?

A Fun, Competitive Event that Promotes the Safe & Efficient Operation of Forklifts!

September 1, 2009

The Springfield/Clark County Safety Council (SCCSC) conducted its’ first forklift rodeo in 1994 as a modest, county-wide event. Under its’ own momentum & with national, & even international attention the event has come to be known... Read more about A Fun, Competitive Event that Promotes the Safe & Efficient Operation of Forklifts!

U.S. Open Forklift Rodeo Gains Int'l Attention

May 26, 2009

By: Dick Higgins of The Higgins Group

Years ago the Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation (BWC) saw fit to establish what is now the Ohio Division of Safety & Hygiene, the mission to do all possible to make the workplace safer,... Read more about U.S. Open Forklift Rodeo Gains Int'l Attention



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