This Press Release is from February 21, 2013. It discusses the failure to properly train forklift operators.
US Department of Labor’s OSHA fines Global Experience Specialists $91,000
after forklift injured worker at Chicago’s McCormick Place
CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Global Experience Specialists with four, including one willful, alleged safety violations after a worker was injured in a forklift incident at Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center in September 2012. The Las Vegas-based trade show and exposition contractor faces proposed fines of $91,000.
An employee from another company working in the convention center severely injured his foot when he was struck by a Global Experience Specialist worker operating a powered industrial truck. After the incident, Global Experience Specialists failed to train or check the certification of the forklift operator. (more…)