Few workplace machines are as useful as the forklift … or as dangerous. Some 100 workers are killed, and 20,000 injured, each year in forklift-related accidents. Here are the materials you need to legally train your employees in safe forklift operation, and to keep current with the latest developments in forklift and industrial truck safety.
| Tuesday, April 16th, 2013
Surface or ground conditions are an important part of safe powered industrial truck operation. In today’s Advisor we focus on hazardous conditions in your workplace that can lead to forklift accidents.
| Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
According to OSHA, 1 in 15 forklift-related accidents are caused by improper maintenance. A thorough preoperational inspection will identify maintenance problems before they cause an accident.
| Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
There are numerous hazards associated with forklift operations. Do your operators know what they are and how to avoid them?
| Wednesday, May 19th, 2010
Forklift accidents can happen in so many different ways that you have to anticipate all the possibilities—even the kinds of accident scenarios that common sense would dictate should never happen
| Tuesday, May 18th, 2010
OSHA estimates that 1 million forklifts are used in workplaces across the country. Forklifts are not only among the most common types of motorized equipment, they are also the cause of some of the most serious workplace accidents.
| Wednesday, April 28th, 2010
Yesterday, we presented the first 3 of the 5 Deadly Forklift Dangers. Today, we conclude with the last two.
| Tuesday, April 27th, 2010
OSHA estimates that 1 million forklifts are used in workplaces across the United States. Each year, nearly 100 workers are killed and another 20,000 are seriously injured in forklift-related incidents.
| Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010
Every year more than 20,000 forklift-related injuries occur in U.S. workplaces. According to OSHA, most forklift accidents can be attributed to lack of safe operating procedures, lack of safety rule enforcement, and insufficient or inadequate training.
| Wednesday, November 4th, 2009
Yesterday, we reviewed a selection of forklift questions that were answered by the safety experts at Safety.BLR.com®. Today, we continue with more forklift questions and answers, and we’ll take a closer look at a powerful forklift safety training tool that can help ensure that your forklift operations always comply with OSHA requirements.
| Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009
Forklift operations raise many safety issues for employers. There’s a lot to know about OSHA requirements, and not all of it is well- known. Many of your colleagues have turned to our safety experts for answers to their questions about forklift safety.