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Warehouse Safety: Best Practices

OnDemand Webinar (87 minutes)

Learn about common sources of workplace injuries and illness for warehouse workers and how you can improve worker safety.With highly publicized investigations into warehouse worker safety and the COVID-19 pandemic further complicating employer's obligations to provide safe workplace, businesses with warehouses must be particularly diligent in safeguarding employees. This means protecting workers from the evolving hazards created by the ongoing health pandemic, as well as the well-known hazards associated with material handling operations. This topic will help the persons responsible for ensuring worker safety by calling attention to recent issues which have become the focus of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and unions alike, and explaining the steps employers should be taking to address these issues in the warehouse setting. This material will also address the established and common causes of injury to workers engaged in material handling and storage, and discuss practices that can be implemented by employers to protect their employees and remain compliant with the laws governing warehouse safety.

Authors

Jeffrey Johnson, Miles & Stockbridge, P.C. Kathleen Pontone, Miles & Stockbridge, P.C.

Agenda

Recent Issues

• Recent Warehouse Investigations and Lawsuits

• Retaliation

• Warehouse-Specific Guidance

COVID-19

• Infectious Disease Protocol

• Hazard Assessments and PPE

• HazCom

• Engineering/Administrative Controls

• Changes in Recordability

Forklifts

• Citations and Workplace Injuries

• Training and Education

• Standards for Preventing Injury

Lifting

• OSHA's General Duty Clause

• Hazard Assessments and PPE

• Training and Engineering Controls

Stacking/Shelving

• Load Limits and Inspections

• Education and Training

• Stacking Practices

• Fire Hazards