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Forklift Truck driver accidents, what's the management responsibility?

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Forklift Truck driver accidents, what's the management responsibility?
Supervisors should know enough to recognize what’s right and wrong, or what is safe and unsafe.

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Getting the Best Out of your Pre-Use Inspection Checklist - Beyond the Checklist

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Getting the Best Out of your Pre-Use Inspection Checklist - Beyond the Checklist
A company needs to make sure the people expected to use the equipment and conduct the pre-use inspections, have all the training and competence necessary to perform the task.

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Why Construction Loves SG World USA's Safety Checklist Solution

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Why Construction Loves SG World USA's Safety Checklist Solution

The reality is the answer is different for every customer. Although safety professionals in construction share many of the same challenges, their priorities are often different... With this in mind, here is a generic summary of the main points I hear from our customers when deciding to implement SG World USA's patented safety checklists on their job sites. They Don't Have Time SG World USA understands that your safety team, and community of superintendents, have far more to do than hours in the day. Therefore, using a 'hidden' piece of paper, or app, means daily equipment safety checks remain a...

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Monthly AED Inspections – Make Sure You Fail Fast

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Monthly AED Inspections – Make Sure You Fail Fast

Monthly AED Inspections – Make Sure You Fail Fast It’s goes without saying that an AED is a lifesaving piece of equipment, however buying one and putting on the wall is not enough. It needs to be inspected and maintained. For example, after a period of time the pads and battery need to be replaced. Because regular inspecting an AED is so important, it is also regulated by OHSA as follows. The Regulation - OSHA 1915.87 App A Employers who provide automated external defibrillators (AEDs) at their workplaces should designate who will use AEDs and train those employees so they...

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Why You Need to Inspect Overhead and Gantry Cranes and How Often

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Why You Need to Inspect Overhead and Gantry Cranes and How Often
There are two types of Overhead and Gantry Crane inspection that are required. Those are 'periodic' and 'frequent'. If you have a third party come by periodically to inspect your cranes, and you don't have your operators perform frequent inspections, we hope this insight to the regulation helps you.

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