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Forklifts and other powered industrial trucks have seen a renewed focus recently with the observance of National Forklift Safety Day, a revised ANSI lift truck industry standard and a regulatory agenda item to revise the OSHA standard.

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics data, nearly 543,000 industrial truck operators are in the workforce. From 2011 to 2015, an average of 75 powered industrial truck-related fatalities occurred each year, and more than 54,000 injuries that involved cases with days away from work were recorded. Further, from Jan. 1, 2015, through Feb. 28, 2017, employers made more than 800 serious injury reports to federal OSHA about cases in which a forklift or other powered industrial truck was involved in a worker amputation, hospitalization, loss of eye or fatal incident.

Join us as we answer some of the tough questions regarding forklift safety and compliance. We’ll cover:

The scope of OSHA’s powered industrial truck standard
Training – who, when, what and by whom
Operational issues
Managers/personnel platforms
And much more
This event will also include a live Q&A session.

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