“20 Important Safety Tips for Forklifts (Infographic)”

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OSHA statistics indicate that there are roughly 85 forklift fatalities and 34,900 serious injuries each year, 42 percent of which come from the operator being crushed by a tipping vehicle (ohsonline.com). We can reduce those numbers by ensuring all of our warehouse workers are not only properly educated and trained to safely operate forklifts but are also refreshed on … Continue reading “20 Important Safety Tips for Forklifts (Infographic)”

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“4-Step Forklift Preoperation Walkaround Inspection”

Do your employees know how to conduct a walkaround as part of a preoperational forklift inspection? The first step toward safe forklift operation is conducting the preoperational inspection. Forklift operators should conduct the inspection at the start of each work shift to ensure that the forklift will work properly. According to OSHA, 1 in 15 … Continue reading “4-Step Forklift Preoperation Walkaround Inspection”

Forklift accident brings down the warehouse (UK)

This video has gone viral on the internet.  A good lesson in "what Not to do!" A Russian worker really brought down the house when he lost control of a forklift inside a warehouse full of alcohol. According to the Daily Telegraph, the driver hit a huge stack of shelves full of vodka and cognac. The … Continue reading Forklift accident brings down the warehouse (UK)