Forklift Safety

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When it comes to operating forklifts safely, one of the often-neglected aspects is the safety of pedestrians. Material handling facilities typically have people walking around the facility and sharing the same space with pedestrians. The danger to pedestrians is further compounded by the fact that...

Mobile Elevated Work Platforms or MEWPs are mobile equipment that are used to give workers access to elevated areas in a factory or warehouse. Typically, MEWPs use technology such as hydraulics to raise the platform. This is significantly safer than using a ladder. The other...

As various industries re-open during the COVID-19 pandemic, business leaders will have to make some critical decisions about how to operate in an ongoing COVID-19 setting. While the temptation might be to get things back to as normal as possible in order to recoup lost...

Properly operating and maintaining a forklift is no simple task. Those driving a forklift must be trained in the pre-operational planning of forklift use, vehicle preparation, as well as operating safety and procedures. Here are some ‘Dos and Don’ts’ of Forklift safety. Pre-operational Planning Before a...

When operating a forklift, the number one priority should always be safety. While forklifts themselves are not dangerous, there are a number of different hazards created by workplace environments that could cause an accident. When accidents happen, not only will it affect work efficiency but...

Forklift operation is no easy task and there are various safety precautions that must be taken when someone is operating the machinery. Being a power industrial truck, forklifts are regulated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration or OSHA for short. OSHA clearly states that...

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