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Forklift Safety – Ensuring What is Supposed to Go Up Does Not Go Forward Instead

By Gary Garofano, Risk and Safety Manager, Hire Dynamics Each year, workers in the United States are involved in almost 100,000 forklift-related accidents. With an estimated 855,900 forklifts in the country, that translates to approximately one injury reported for every nine forklifts in operation. The most common incidents are collisions, falls, tip-overs and struck-by situations. […]

A Fluid Plan: Four Ways to Prevent Heat-Related Illness in the Workplace

“Proactive prevention and awareness of how to recognize and treat heat illness symptoms literally can make the difference in saving a colleague’s life.” –Tim Church, MD, MPH,PhD on TLNT Long days. Warm weather. Plenty of sunshine. There are a lot of things to love about summertime, but the season is not without its dangers, especially […]