Items Tagged with 'Forklift safety'

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5 elements of forklift safety

Operators balance numerous practices to perform work safely

OSHA estimates that more than 90,000 injuries involving forklifts occur every year. Safety+Health spoke with experts about best practices for keeping forklift operators – and the people who work near them – safe on the job.


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Stay alert on and around forklifts

A quick online search will uncover a large number of fatal workplace incident reports involving forklifts. From workers being crushed by these vehicles to others being run over or backed over, incidents involving forklifts can cause injuries and deaths in many ways.
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Not your typical rodeo

At the “forklift rodeo” that took place March 11 during the Oregon Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health Conference, cowboy hats were replaced with hard hats, cowboy boots with safety boots, and horses with powered industrial trucks.
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Backup camera system

The Heated Backup Camera System with a color 7-inch waterproof multi-view LCD monitor for indoor and outdoor forklifts features a high-resolution, ultra-sharp digital display and LED-backlit panel.
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Help prevent falls from equipment

Working on and around heavy equipment – including tractors, forklifts and bulldozers – can result in serious injuries and even death. One potential danger is falling from the equipment.
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FORKLIFT SAFETY

‘Train and practice’

How to mitigate common forklift hazards
Powered industrial trucks, also known as forklifts or lift trucks, make lifting and transporting heavy objects easier in the workplace. However, this advantage also comes with risk if a forklift is operated unsafely or by an untrained driver.
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