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Forklifts

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.

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Workplace Conditions That Can Lead to Forklift Accidents

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.

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Inspect Your Way to Safer Forklift Operations

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.

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Focus on Forklift Hazards and Prevent Injuries and Damage

There are numerous hazards associated with forklift operations. Do your operators know what they are and how to avoid them?

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The Case of the Runaway Forklift

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

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Forklift Safety: How to Avoid One of OSHA’s Top Violations

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.

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5 Deadly Forklift Dangers: Part 2

Yesterday, we presented the first 3 of the 5 Deadly Forklift Dangers. Today, we conclude with the last two.

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5 Deadly Forklift Dangers

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.

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22 Keys to Safe Forklift Operation

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.

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More Forklift Questions, More Answers

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.

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Your Forklift Questions Answered

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.

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