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Plan now for National Forklift Safety Day

Photo: Industrial Truck Association

Washington — Forklift safety and operator training will be in the spotlight June 13 as part of the 10th annual National Forklift Safety Day.

A panel of safety experts, together with industry and government representatives, will participate in the free event, set to take place virtually and in person at the National Press Club in Washington. Organized by the Industrial Truck Association, participation is open to ITA members, anyone who works in the material handling industry or government, and end users. The panel will address attendees at 9 a.m. Eastern.

In addition to OSHA administrator Doug Parker, speakers include:

  • Brian Feehan, president, ITA
  • Chuck Pascarelli, ITA chair and president, Americas, Hyster-Yale Group
  • Michael Wood, senior vice president for quality, health, safety and environment, TEAM Industrial Services
  • Ed Stilwell, innovation chief technologist, Hyster-Yale Group

On June 12, ITA members and guests can attend a two-hour educational session, featuring updates on OSHA activities and current congressional activities. The session is scheduled for 3 p.m. Eastern and will take place at the Willard InterContinental Hotel.

Registration is available online.

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