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5th Annual National Forklift Safety Day

Shoppa’s Supports Forklift Safety

The Industrial Truck Association is sponsoring its 5th annual National Forklift Safety Day on June 12, 2018. OSHA’s statistics concerning forklift accidents and fatalities are troubling, and Shoppa’s and Toyota are strong supporters of initiatives to promote awareness of safe forklift operating procedures. There are many steps everyone from owners down to employees can take to make the workplace safer. Safety should be everybody’s top concern – everybody wants to go home after their shift.

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National Forklift Safety Day Recognized by Shoppa's

Shoppa’s Material Handling recognizes the fourth annual National Forklift Safety Day, an event that educates customers, government officials and policymakers about the importance of proper operator training and the safe use of forklifts.

Sponsored by the Industrial Truck Association (ITA), this event will take place Tuesday, June 13, in Washington, D.C., along with other manufacturers and industrial companies. Forklift dealers, distributors and manufacturers around the country will also hold local events promoting forklift safety that day.

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Celebrate National Forklift Safety Day with our Safety Training Courses

Shoppa’s stays very busy reducing operational costs and increasing productivity for their customers. But on National Forklift Safety Day, it gives Shoppa’s the opportunity to take a step back and highlight the safe use of forklifts and the importance of operator training.

National Forklift Safety Day is an event sponsored by the Industrial Truck Association held once a year. Its intent is to provide the material handling industry the opportunity to educate customers about safe forklift operation.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, from 2011 to 2014, 261 workers were killed in forklift accidents, where the industrial truck was the primary cause.

We want our customers to take precautions for the possible dangers when operating forklifts and other material handling equipment. To facilitate this, we offer professional operator training courses.

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Shoppa’s Hires New Safety Manager

To continue the theme of forklift safety, Shoppa’s Material Handling is excited to welcome Rebecca Chapdelaine to the Shoppa’s family.

Rebecca is filling the new position of Safety Manager and will oversee safety management for all Shoppa’s locations. When it comes to safety, Rebecca is highly qualified and holds three degrees/certifications in safety, and environmental and radiation protection.

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Shoppa’s and Toyota Support National Forklift Safety Day

Shoppa’s Material Handling and Toyota Industrial Equipment know the true value of forklift safety in keeping operators and employees safe at all times.

In an effort to encourage safe forklift operation, Shoppa’s is celebrating National Forklift Safety Day, which is sponsored in partnership by Toyota Industrial Equipment.

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National Forklift Safety Day Encourages Training and Responsibility

In an effort to reduce the hazards associated with forklifts, the Industrial Truck Association (ITA) is sponsoring the first annual National Forklift Safety Day today, June 10th, in Washington DC.

The event will bring together manufacturers, customers, policymakers and the Administration, providing an opportunity for the industry to educate and inform all parties of best practices to ensure the safest work environments in the future.

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