Posts Tagged ‘ Material Handling ’

A Must Have List of Safety Inspection Checklist

Safety inspection is a regular safety job that is purposed to ensure that equipments, tools, work conditions, work area, plant facilities and so on have already met minimum safety requirements. It is carried out in order to detect any safety deficiencies as early as possible so that accident can be avoided.

Successful safety inspection requires reliable tool that’s a checklist. Safety inspection checklist lists up inspection items that need to be conformed. Such checklist is main reference for safety inspection job. With it, safety inspection will obtain consistent results.

Generally, safety inspection checklist can be obtained from equipment manuals, operation manuals, safety standards, expert advises and experiences. Ideally, you have all the required checklists. However, some of you may not know what kinds of safety inspection checklists are required in your plant site.

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Forklift Safety Checklist

As one of the lifting equipment in plant site, forklift should receive adequate attention especially about its safety. Various potential hazards are associated with forklift operation. Complete check before forklift operation will ensure not only forklift driver safety, but also other employees and company assets.

forklift-safetyA forklift safety checklist will help ensuring the forklift safety condition. It will help you identify any problem and potential problem with forklift. Having forklift safety checklist is essential and it shall be provided within your plant site.

Questions in the forklift safety checklist should be answered with Yes or No and complete with remark or comment if the answer is No. (more…)

Learn From OSHA Plant Inspection Results

A few days ago, another company has been cited for safety and health violations after being inspected by OSHA that started in August 2009. The company is C&W Industries in Union Springs, Alabama, which provides material handling systems.

According to ohsonline.com, there were some safety and health violations that were found during OSHA inspection. These violations caused the company to be cited for $59,250 of penalties. (more…)

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