OSHA Requesting Information on Powered Industrial Trucks
"OSHA is requesting information on potential rulemaking to update the standards for powered industrial trucks used in the general, construction, and maritime industries. OSHA is requesting information on: the types, age, and usage of powered industrial trucks; maintenance and retrofitting; how to regulate older powered industrial trucks; types of accidents and injuries associated with operating these machines; costs and benefits of retrofitting the machines with safety features; and other components of a safety program.
Comments are due by June 10, 2019. For more information, please see the Federal Register Notice ( https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/03/11/2019-04338/powered-industrial-trucks-request-for-information ) and news release ( https://www.osha.gov/news/newsreleases/trade/03082019 )."