July 24, 2014
Representatives from UniCarriers Americas Corp., Marengo, Ill., a manufacturer of material handling equipment, joined other members of the Industrial Truck Association in Washington, D.C., on June 10 for the inaugural Forklift Safety Day. Members in attendance met with House members and senators to discuss forklift safety and corporate citizenship.
James Radous III, executive vice president sales, Americas and Mark Manninen, senior director of business and channel development, both of UniCarriers Americas, were among those in attendance.
Forklift Safety Day created an open channel for forklift and workplace safety conversations between representatives and manufacturers. It presented an opportunity for the industry to educate customers, policymakers, and the administration on forklift operating safety practices.