Workplace safety is no joke, although highlighting the subject matter in a fun way, especially when it comes to material handling equipment, can certainly help the cause. Companies like Raymond and National Grid have sponsored Forklift rodeos to display the talent of operators and emphasize safety protocol and best practices. Raymond even outlines how one can run their own forklift rodeo.
At the forefront of the safety mandate is the Occupational Healthy & Safety Administration (OSHA) under the U.S. Department of Labor, which has worked to improve the safety and well-being of employees for decades, making drastic changes to rules and regulations, and in turn seeing a decline in injuries, illnesses, and deaths. Let’s have a look at how they’ve managed to transform workplace safety. Here are the numbers: