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6/23/2020  - Warehouse Safety

Location: North Country Chamber of Commerce
Address: 7061 State Route 9 Plattsburgh NY 12901
Start Time: 8:00 AM - End Time: 4:30 PM
Member Price: $26.00 / Non-Member Price: $26.00

Warehouse Safety

According to OSHA there are 145,000 employees who work in over 7,000 warehouses in the United States. The fatality rate for this industry is higher than the national average for all industries. Employees are exposed to many hazards in this environment. 

The following topics represent the most frequent safety violations through OSHA inspections. These topics will be discussed

· Docks

· Forklifts

· Conveyors

· Manual Lifting & Handling

· Charging Stations

· Ergonomic Issues

· Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

· Other Safety Issues


George Mauch has spent over thirty years with General Motors in various management positions. The majority of his career was spent in manufacturing. Concerning his role dealing with safety specifically responsible for training and implementation of safe work practices, rolling out new safety initiatives; Job hazard analysis, What’s wrong with this picture, Pre-task planning, Take two, Team board implementation and related safety metrics, and fork truck/hoist inspection to name a few, lead role in accident investigation, root cause analysis and report out and involvement in various plant safety steering committees relating to safety improvements and new equipment/process installations from a safety perspective.

Funding Provided By: New York State Occupational Safety and  Health Hazard Abatement Board through the OSH T+E Fund

· Registration fee includes cost of meals/refreshments

· Certificate of Achievement will be given to attendees for each class completed.

· Cancellation must be received 3 days before day of seminar and may be subject to refund charges & no shows will be charged


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