U.S. Postal Service Cited for Safety Violations at Austin Facility

An employee at the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) in Austin, Texas, was injured after being ejected from a forklift. OSHA cited the postal service for failing to ensure that forklift operators obeyed traffic regulations. The postal service was also cited for exposing employees to tripping hazards, and failing to label electrical panels and breakers. USPS faces penalties totaling $224,858.

Read the news release for more information. For information about forklift safety see OSHA’s QuickCard.