National Forklift Safety Day 2020

National Forklift Safety Day 2020

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ITA COVID-19 UPDATE

Updated ITA priority actions items we are focused on during the COVID-19 outbreak.

STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

As more states, counties and cities continue to impose restrictive work conditions it is critical for our industry to be identified as essential employees. As noted in the attached letter – material handling industry/forklifts move virtually everything (medical supplies, food, beverage, etc.) that our country is now in dire need.

Please see here our essential critical infrastructure workers support letter that was distributed Friday, March 20 to the:

  • National Governors Association
  • National Association of Counties
  • S. Conference of Mayors
  • National League of Cities.

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

The US Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

CISA has issued a Memorandum on Identification of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers During COVID – 19 Response. This guidance document was updated on Friday, April 17, 2020 and provides additional clarification on critical manufacturing, dealers, repair, replacement parts distribution, rental and service facilities. The updated memo can be found here.

Center for Disease Control (CDC)

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) can be found here.

CDC Released New Additional Facility Guidance

The CDC and OSHA have jointly released comprehensive interim manufacturing-specific guidance that details the steps companies need to take to protect their workforce, you can read the new guidance here.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

National Governors Association (NGA) has compiled an excellent web page with numerous resources that can be found here.

Additional state level actions from MultiState Resources are here.

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