Supervisors: Do your workers know forklift safety?

Lots of facilities are required to do annual training on forklift safety. This recent OSHA inspection and fine shows that no matter how many times workers have heard the forklift safety spiel, making sure employees stay safe around powered industrial trucks is essential. 

Did language barrier lead to worker’s death?

A young worker at a tortilla manufacturing facility in Brooklyn, NY, was killed on the job. In the resulting inspection, OSHA found machine guarding issues and suggested the worker may not have understood safety training that was only provided in English.

Why training fails in mfg.

A broad-based study of manufacturer training reveals some big holes.