Machinery

ARTICLES

Forklift safety

Falls, struck-by incidents and overturned machinery are the most common causes of injury and death in forklift operations, according to NIOSH. Many of these deaths and injuries can be prevented by ensuring machine operators are trained and the work area is safe.
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Compacting safety

Compacting and baling machines have uses in many industries, and also are involved in a number of fatalities and serious injuries.
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Proper hitching to a tractor

Improper hitching to a tractor can cause severe injury and even death. NIOSH warns that attaching a tow chain at a point above the tractor’s drawbar can cause the vehicle to roll over backward – a highly dangerous occurrence.
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