The 10th Anniversary of National Forklift Safety Day will take place both in person and virtually on Tuesday, June 13,from 9–11 a.m. (Eastern) at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

National Forklift Safety Day serves as an opportunity for forklift manufacturers and the industry to highlight the safe use of forklifts, the value of operator training, and the need for daily equipment checks.

Open to the public, National Forklift Safety Day will be available virtually by visiting the Industrial Truck Association's website. The format for 2023 will include presentations from government representatives, safety experts and industry representatives.

The speakers for National Forklift Safety Day 2023 include:

  • Brian Feehan, president, Industrial Truck Association
  • Chuck Pascarelli, ITA chairman of the board and president, Americas, Hyster-Yale Group
  • Douglas Parker, assistant secretary of labor for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  • Michael Wood, senior vice president for quality, health, safety and environment (QHSE), TEAM Industrial Services
  • Ed Stilwell, innovation chief technologist, Hyster-Yale Group

Additional information about National Forklift Safety Day is available on ITA's website.

 For more than 70 years, the Industrial Truck Association has been the leading organization of industrial truck manufacturers and suppliers of component parts and accessories that conduct business in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Based in Washington, D.C. For more information, visit