Central Transport LLC Agrees to Enhanced Safety Measures

The company has pledged to fix forklift hazards.

After OSHA filed a complaint regarding forklift hazards, Central Transport LLC has reached an agreement with the agency that commits to improving forklift safety at more than 100 terminals in 26 states. OSHA previously identified hazards at 11 terminals in nine states.

"These widespread, recurring hazards required a comprehensive solution," said Dr. David Michaels, assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety and health. "This settlement includes detailed steps and a timetable for Central Transport to systematically review, assess, and improve safety for its employees at all its locations that come under OSHA's jurisdiction. Other employers with hazards at multiple work sites should take heed of this settlement and recognize the value of implementing comprehensive and effective corrective action to protect the workers, life, and limb."

Central Transport must hire an independent third party to evaluate, update, and improve the company's procedures for preventative maintenance repairs, operator inspections, and safe operation of powered industrial trucks.

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • Easy to Use Safety Incident App

    Record incidents on the go with IndustrySafe’s mobile app. Collect data for multiple types of incidents including including near misses, vehicle and environmental incidents, and employee and non-employee injuries; at job sites and remote locations—with or without web access.

  • Safety Training 101

    When it comes to safety training, no matter the industry, there are always questions regarding requirements and certifications. IndustrySafe is here to help. We put together a resource that’s easy to digest so you can get answers to your training questions and ensure you're complying with OSHA's standards.

  • Conduct EHS Inspections and Audits

    Record and manage your organization’s inspection data with IndustrySafe’s Inspections module. IndustrySafe’s pre-built forms and checklists may be used as is, or can be customized to better suit the needs of your organization.

  • Track Key Safety Performance Indicators

    IndustrySafe’s Dashboard Module allows organizations to easily track safety KPIs and metrics. Gain increased visibility into your business’ operations and safety data.

  • Industry Safe
comments powered by Disqus