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Workplace Violence Prevention

workplace violence prevention, safety training, osha

Workplace Violence Prevention is an important component for every workplace. And while it can be difficult to know when workplace violence incidents will occur, there are some things employers can do to be prepared, if an incident should occur. Workplace Violence is any physical assault, threatening behavior, or verbal abuse occurring in a work setting including but not limited to:

Forklift Safety

Forklift Safety, Forklift, Forklifts, OSHA Training

The OSHA standard for forklifts are covered in General Industry standards 1910.178 – Powered Industrial Trucks. 

Driving a forklift is a serious responsibility. A fully loaded forklift can weigh thousands of pounds more than an automobile. Forklifts are less stable due to the 3-point suspension versus an automobile’s 4-point suspension. Steering requires greater judgment and operating skills; the back wheels do the turning as opposed to an automobile’s front wheels.