June 16, 2014 | Mark Paradies

Monday Accident & Lessons Learned: You Don’t Have to be in a High Risk Industry to be Killed on the Job

 

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This fatal accident should remind all of us that you don’t have to be in a high risk occupation to be killed on the job. A forklift in the warehouse is all that is needed to provide the energy needed to start a fatal accident. See the press report here of a recent forklift fatality that is being investigated by OSHA:

http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2014/06/jody_rhoads_amazon_osha.html

Proactive use of root cause analysis is needed in all sorts of industries to improve safety and prevent fatal accidents. Are you doing all you can to keep your employees safe?

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