Each year we see tens of thousands of workplace accidents related to forklifts and other powered industrial trucks; accidents that are often caused by lack of safe operating procedures and lax safety enforcement. Most of these accidents involve employee injuries and property damage – both a high price to pay, much higher than the cost of prevention.
The first rule of safety, not only for forklift operators but for all workers, is training and education. Human error plays a huge role in workplace accidents. Read more »