National Forklift Safety Day


National Forklift Safety Day will be held on June 12, 2018 this year. Please see below for updated information. Thank you.

Schedule of Events

Monday, June 11, 2018

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Educational Session (Oriental Ballroom A) (Open to all ITA Members & Invited Guests)

Topics & Speakers include:

  • OSHA Updates, Mr. Gary Cross, ITA Legal Counsel, Dunaway & Cross
  • International Trade Policy Updates, Ms. Linda Dempsey, Vice President, International Economic Affairs, National  Association of Manufacturers
  • Current Congressional Activity Updates, Mr. Scott Klug, Former member of Congress, (WI) Foley & Lardner
  • Tips for Meeting with Your Members of Congress, Mr. Scott Klug, Former member of Congress, (R-WI) Foley & Lardner

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM – NFSD Reception (Capitol Room) (Open to All ITA Members & Guests)

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM – Breakfast (Hillwood Room)

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM – National Forklift Safety Day Event (Oriental Ballroom A)

Speakers include:

  • Mr. Brian Feehan, President, Industrial Truck Association
  • Mr. Scott Johnson, ITA Chairman of the Board and Vice President of Sales & Marketing, CLARK Material Handling
  • Mr. Tommy Nguyen, Staff Director for Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee’s Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety
  • Ms. Loren Sweatt, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
  • Ms. Jane Terry, Senior Director, Government Affairs, National Safety Council
  • Mr. Jim Mozer, ITA National Forklift Safety Day Chairman and Senior Vice President, Crown Equipment Corporation
  • Dr. Wes Scott, President, CEO, Global EHSS Leadership Solution

11:30 AM – 4:30 PM – Congressional Meetings (Capitol Hill)

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