November 2015 Workplace Safety E-Newsletter
LiftPod® FS80 takes campus maintenance to new heights and more in this month’s Workplace Safety
JLG Workplace Safety
 
  November 2015
JLG Workplace Safety Newsletter
FEATURED STORIES
Preventing Aerial Lift Injuries
LiftPod® FS80 Goes to College
Workplace Safety News Roundup
EXPERT TIPS ON SAFETY FOR ALL
Preventing Aerial Lift Injuries
Preventing Aerial Lift Injuries
The operator of an aerial lift must not accept operating responsibility until they are properly trained. Training includes reading and understanding the manufacturer’s operator’s manual as a first step. You can work safer by following protocols before and while using equipment, such as setting outriggers, brakes and wheel chocks, and not exceeding load limits. The Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) has a free checklist to aid in the prevention of aerial lift injuries—download this guide and share it with your team today (148 KB PDF).
LiftPod® FS80 Takes Campus Maintenance to New Heights
LiftPod® FS80 Takes Campus Maintenance to New Heights
A college campus bustles with activity, set in a range of building types and architectural designs. For students, this fosters a dynamic learning experience. For Carl Powell, Director of Environmental Health and Safety at the Ringling College of Art and Design, his Sarasota, Florida, campus presents plenty of operations and maintenance challenges. When Powell came across the LiftPod FS80, he immediately saw it as a versatile solution for his campus. With a working height of more than 14 feet and an intuitive one-person operation, the LiftPod quickly became one of his team’s go-to tools.

Visit ContractingBusiness.com to read the full story.
Fall Protection Tops OSHA’s Annual Most-Cited Violations List
Safety+Health Magazine reports that for the fifth year in a row fall protection tops OSHA’s list of most frequent citations.
First Aid Guidelines Get an Update
According to a recent article from Industrial Safety & Hygiene News (ISHN), the American Red Cross and American Heart Association have updated key guidelines for administering first aid. These changes could make the difference in your workplace.
Safety 2015 – Hearing Conservation in Construction
The importance of hearing protection is not a new concern in workplace safety, but EHS Today highlights recent research that finds most of these efforts fall short.
TRIVIA CHALLENGE
Test Your Safety Knowledge, Enter to Win a JLG® Umbrella!
Challenge yourself to the latest edition of our trivia challenge based on information from this edition of Workplace Safety. Congratulations to the last winner, Jacob Dover, a Field Service Technician at NES Rentals, who won a JLG® Surge Bottle!

Begin the Trivia Challenge now!
NEWS YOU CAN USE (BUT MIGHT HAVE MISSED)
Interviews with Aerial Manufacturers: Lowering Costs of Ownership
Rental Equipment Register interviewed JLG’s Corey Raymo, Global Category Director of Boom Lifts, about his work at JLG and the variety of new JLG machines. Raymo talks about setting industry standards for versatility and efficiency and the range of applications that new JLG machines can conquer.
Oshkosh Corporation Announces Retirement of CEO Charles Szews; President Wilson Jones Named as Successor
Charles Szews
After nearly 20 years with Oshkosh, five of which were spent as CEO, Charles Szews has announced his retirement, effective December 31, 2015. Wilson Jones, who has been with the Company since 2005 and is the current president and COO, will step in as CEO on January 1, 2016.

To learn more about the change in leadership at Oshkosh, read the full press release.

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