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FEB 22, 2021 – lift Auditors Article Published in Material Handling Network Magazine : 2021 OSHA FORKLIFT SAFETY REGULATION UPDATES
Keeping people safe in your company matters. In the warehouse this entails annual equipment audits to ensure that your equipment is fully protected, working correctly and safe to operate.
Regulations have become more stringent and 2021 is facing more oversight by CalOSHA and other regulating agencies. Companies will be required to track forklift contracts and check when a safety audit was last conducted. Failure to do so could have big implications for both safety and compliance efforts and likely generate penalties.
Lift Auditors’ experts conduct the safety audits that ensure your equipment meets every daily/weekly/monthly and annual safety inspection. Our maintenance checks are conducted according to the equipment operations and maintenance manuals that forklift vehicle owners maintain (all reports and data recorded in the truck logbook).
Regular Inspections & Audits Can Prevent Costly Fines
OSHA’s highest monetary penalties in fiscal year 2019 stem from a single incident or related incidents in which one or more employers are alleged to have failed to adhere to safe work practices and regulations. The following information appeared in an OSHA press release issued in Sept. 2019.
We wanted to share this important new information with you.
According to the Department of Labor, OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) plans to issue a pair of proposals in the new year to update its forklift and walking-working surfaces rules.