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Occupational Safety and Health Standards - Powered industrial trucks. (1910.178)OSHA has published a list of common violations they write citations for their regulation 1910.178, Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Powered industrial trucks. This regulation requires that all employers train their workers how to safely operate powered industrial trucks (lift trucks) through classroom instruction and hands on evaluation. Failure to meet the standard in the act can result into fines as high as $70,000.ViolationsCitations% Training Violations (L)2,87963% Not removing unsafe unit from service (Q)60513% Daily inspection not performed (Q)3848% Data plates and markings not in place or legible (A)1433% Unauthorized modifications not reflected on data plate (A)1403% Unauthorized repairs or not removed from service (Q)1183% Battery maintenance or charging area violation (G)932% Unattended truck not parked correctly (M)912% Not slowing down & sounding horn at an intersection (N)631% Unauthorized person on truck (M)481% Total4,564100%For further information on this standard: http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=STANDARDS&p_id=9828
For further information on this standard: http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=STANDARDS&p_id=9828
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