Entries by Maria Teepe

Frequent Rough Terrain Forklift Accidents

Frequent Rough Terrain Forklift Accidents Rough Terrain Forklifts (RTF) are designed to handle heavy loads on challenging terrain.  Thorough and proper training is required for any RTF operator before they set foot onto this heavy-duty truck. Most RTF accidents that occur are due to operator error.  The top 3 most frequent RTF accidents are: Rollover […]

Frequent Skid Steer Accidents

Frequent Skid Steer Accidents OSHA Case: An employee at a tractor implement dealership was cleaning debris from a wash bay using a skid-steer loader. This particular skid-steer loader was equipped with a manual seat bar as well as a pressure switch in the seat to detect the presence of an operator. The operator was able […]

2018 Most Frequent OSHA Citations

2018 Most Frequent OSHA Citations At the October 2018 National Safety Council Congress & Expo, it was announced by Patrick Kapust, OSHA’s Deputy Director of Enforcement Programs, that they had released the 2018 Most Cited OSHA Violations.  Listed below are the top 10 violations and their corresponding number of citations for 2018. Fall Protection – […]

CPR Can Save a Life

CPR Can Save a Life It is reported that 90% of people who experience cardiac arrest, will die before making it to the hospital.  Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) administered in the first few minutes of cardiac arrest can increase chances of survival by two to three times!  According to CPR Headquarters, in addition to cardiac arrest, […]

Eye Protection

Eye Protection The month of May is Healthy Vision Month and one easy way to protect your vision is by wearing proper optical protective equipment for the job you’re doing and the hazards you could encounter.  The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that more than 20,000 eye injuries occur every year and The Occupational […]