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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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    Forklift FAQ

    November 15, 2021

    Operating a forklift requires specialized training, and the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has very clear requirements for forklift operator training and licensing. Forklift operators must be older than 18 years old and must go through classroom training and pass a driving test. Because the rules are very specific, we’ve compiled a list of answers to frequently asked questions about forklift operation.

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    The Importance of Proper Forklift Operator Training

    November 15, 2021

    There are an estimated 855,900 powered industrial trucks in the United States, including forklifts. If you own or manage a warehouse, freight yard, farm or similar business, you should provide forklift operator training to your material handlers. Consider the top three reasons to make this a strict company policy.

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    Why Industrial Cleaning Is Important

    November 15, 2021

    Many businesses are focused on the bottom line and avoid spending money on anything they consider unnecessary. Unfortunately, that sometimes includes industrial cleaning. Many businesses think that having their employees sweep and mop the floors is good enough, but that’s simply not the case.

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