An employee died earlier this month when the forklift he was operating rolled over in the yard area of a US store. He jumped and the forklift crushed him. Once again please watch this reminder of how to avoid tip-overs and what to do if your sit-down counterbalanced forklift does tip. This is still the most common cause of fatality for forklift operators.
Research shows that it takes the average person 66 days to pick up a new habit and 254 days for a complex habit. What this means for forklift training is that often we have to get rid of bad habits that have been picked up over the years, or never corrected. Recertification programs re-emphasise some […]Read more
Forklift safety comes down to training and supervision. You can’t expect an untrained operator to drive safely, and even after professional training operators need to be supervised on an ongoing basis. Employers are responsible for ensuring operators have the right training.Read more