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    Training Matters for Warehouse Workers

    November 15, 2021

    Are your warehouse workers well-trained? The question is important. You may be a stickler for following OSHA training guidelines and meeting requirements, but training your employees should go beyond what OSHA mandates. The warehouse is a busy place, and vital to the success of your business. Property training reduces the number of workplace injuries, increases productivity, and generally helps your warehouse run more smoothly. Let’s take a look at some best practices for warehouse worker training.

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    Design Stability Testing for Forklifts

    November 15, 2021

    Forklifts or powered industrial trucks are used to move materials in many different industries. They can raise, lower, or move large heavy objects. These lift trucks are often used to move pallets full of crates or boxes as well. Before choosing any forklift for sale in Illinois, there are many considerations regarding design, stability, and safety, not to mention the proper function and installation of lift truck parts.

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    Forklifts: What Can Go Wrong?

    November 15, 2021

    According to a report by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), every year there are about 95,000 people injured while operating forklifts, and another 100 people who die from serious injuries. The vast majority of these accidents were due to improper operation and forklift turnovers.

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    Teaching Forklift Safety to Warehouse Workers

    November 15, 2021

    Compared to all industries nationally, warehousing has a higher average injury rate. About 100 workers are killed every year while operating forklifts and 95,000 are injured.1 Employees are also often injured with manual lifting/handling, materials storage, and from poor hazard communication or poorly maintained equipment such as cushion forklift tires. All workers with forklift jobs in Chicago must consider the training guidelines of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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    Cybersecurity OSHA Compliance

    November 15, 2021

    Keeping up with standards and protocols set by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) can seem daunting. Now, manufacturers and even small businesses are being asked to maintain cybersecurity compliance as well. How can you keep up? Partnering with companies who can help provide necessary training while also offering “train the trainer” programs to make sure you’ve got someone in-house who can provide education to new employees is a good place to start.


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