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Fifth annual National Forklift Safety Day raises awareness for operator training

Worker safety takes the spotlight in Washington, D.C. Sponsored by the Industrial Truck Association, National Forklift Safety Day (5th Anniversary) will bring together forklift manufacturers, dealers and operators with the common goal of highlighting the need for continued operator training to reduce accidents and downtime and the importance of operator training and daily equipment checks. The event educates customers, policymakers and the administration on forklift operating safety practices.

WHERE:
Mandarin Oriental Hotel
Oriental Ball Room A&B
1330 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20024

WHEN:
Tuesday, June 12, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

WHO:
Speakers at the event include:

Mr. Brian Feehan, President, Industrial Truck Association
Mr. Scott Johnson, ITA Chairman of the Board and Vice President of Sales and Marketing, CLARK Material Handling
Mr. Tommy Nguyen, Staff Director for Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee’s Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety
Ms. Loren Sweatt, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Ms. Jane Terry, Senior Director, Government Affairs, National Safety Council
Mr. Jim Mozer, ITA National Forklift Safety Day Chairman and Senior Vice President, Crown Equipment Corporation
Dr. Wes Scott, President, CEO, Global EHSS Leadership Solution

 
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