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Review this week’s readings and resources and reflect on the content. Then, provide a short response to each of the following items:
Identify the OSHA standards that summarize the requirements for powered industrial trucks.
Summarize the OSHA requirements of a forklift training program and discuss when powered industrial truck refresher training must be accomplished.
Describe the hazards associated with manual material handling and the potential injuries that employees should be aware of when performing manual material handling tasks.
List five hazards associated with manual material handling.
List the three soil types that a competent person should be aware of and describe the characteristics of each.
Identify blocking material and what safety precautions employees should employ when using blocking materials to manage loads safely.
Discuss good practices for employees to utilize when picking up items with a powered industrial truck.