2,860 Citations Issued by OSHA Involving Powered Industrial Trucks in 2016
Powered Industrial Trucks (29 CFR 1910.178): 2,860 citations
Each year, tens of thousands of injuries related to powered industrial trucks (particularly forklifts) occur. Many employees are injured when lift trucks are driven off of loading docks or when they fall between docks and unsecured trailers. Other common injuries involve employees being struck by lift trucks or falling from elevated pallets and tines. Most incidents also involve property damage, including damage to overhead sprinklers, racking, pipes, walls and machinery.
The Lake Charles industrial accident lawyers at N. Craig Richardson understand the great challenges that you are likely facing after an incident like this, including a mounting financial burden related to medical expenses and other costs. However, our legal team is committed to helping industrial workers recover damages they sustained at work as the result of another party’s negligence or recklessness. Call our Lake Charles offices at (337) 381-5349 today to begin taking action.