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Case Descriptions

Skid-Steer Case

A newly hired construction worker was injured when a skid-steer operator backed over him. My report focused on whether there was negligence of the construction company regarding inadequate training of the construction worker and the skid-steer operator.

Lockout/Tagout Case

An employee with over a decade of lockout/tagout training at a food processing facility was injured when the employee did not lockout a conveyor belt. My investigation and report focused on whether an adequate lockout/tagout training program was in place at the food processing facility.

Rough Terrain Telehandler Forklift Case

A contract truck driver was injured in a fall from an empty hay trailer at a hay farm. A rope used to secure the hay bales became entangled on the forks/tines of a rough terrain telehandler forklift resulting in the injury. My investigation focused on whether there was negligence of the farm regarding safe operation of the rough terrain telehandler forklift.

Steven R. Sawyer, ARM, MS, CSP
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Steven R. Sawyer, ARM, MS, CSP

LSW & Associates Safety Consulting Services, LLC
PO Box 7359 • Pueblo West, CO 81007

IVES Certified Trainer

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