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Eleventh annual National Forklift Safety Day

To Be Hybrid Event
June 11, 2024 | 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Powered Industrial Truck logo Industrial Truck Association’s eleventh annual National Forklift Safety Day will take place on Tuesday, June 11 at 9:00 AM EDT at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The event will be hybrid, with an in-person as well as a virtual attendance option. The event serves as an opportunity for forklift manufacturers to highlight the safe use of forklifts, the value of operator training, and the need for daily equipment checks.

Open to everyone, National Forklift Safety Day registration is open on ITA’s website. The format will remain the same as past year’s events with presentations from government representatives, safety experts, and industry representatives.

The speakers and their general topics for National Forklift Safety Day 2024 include:

  • Brian Feehan, President, Industrial Truck Association
  • Brett Wood, ITA Chairman of the Board, President and CEO Toyota Material Handling North America
  • Douglas Parker, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) (Invited)
  • Cesar Jimenez, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Product Planning, Product Assurance & Automated Solutions, Toyota Material Handling, Inc.
  • Larry Pearlman, President & Founder, SAFETY and Consulting Associates, Inc.
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Brian Feehan

“ITA is excited to host the 11th National Forklift Safety Day and to keep safety top of mind,” said Brian Feehan, president of ITA. “We understand the importance of effective forklift operator training, and ITA’s National Forklift Safety Day is meant to keep that discussion at the forefront year-after-year.”