Posts Tagged ‘ Forklift ’

Minnesota Department of Human Rights Settles with Andersen Corp. Over Refusal to Hire Disabled Applicant

Oct 14th, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR) announced a settlement agreement with Andersen Corp. that requires the company to pay a former job applicant a year’s worth of pay. Andersen will also have to work to build a more inclusive workplace for disabilities, says MDHR. The MDHR did not release any information about the applicant. […]

Forklift Accident Kills Woman at Vitro Plant in Wichita Falls

Aug 2nd, 2022

An employee contracted by Vitro Architectural Glass died Saturday night in Wichita Falls, Texas, after she was run over by a forklift. The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office said that 31-year-old Kimberly Wright passed away after arriving at the emergency room following an industrial accident involving a forklift. “We are deeply saddened to report that on […]

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Sunbelt Forest Products After Fatal Accident

May 27th, 2022

A 45-year-old worker at Sunbelt Forest Products died after a forklift struck her as she walked across the Athens, Ala., lumber shipping yard on Nov. 15, 2021. The subsequent U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigation has resulted in a citation levied against the company, which is now facing the possibility of fines […]

NLBMDA Launches New Online Forklift Safety Course

Sep 16th, 2014

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) the launched a new online option of its “Forklift and You” training course. The program was developed to help those in the industry comply with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations governing powered industrial truck safety. Trainees will receive forklift training with the purchase of […]