Forklift operators killed

From this week’s news.

Tasmania – a 24-year-old man was unloading a truck with a forklift when the forklift tipped onto its side, pinning him underneath.  He was killed.

San Diego – a 68-year-old employee at an auto-parts business was found wounded near a forklift with its engine running; authorities concluded that the victim had been run over by the vehicle.  He died at the scene.

Reno — a man was crushed by a six-ton rental forklift he was picking up at an Amazon warehouse.  Reports say that he had loaded the forklift onto a flatbed truck but when he started lowering the truck bed the unsecured forklift fell onto him.  He was killed.

Forklifts can kill you.  Please get trained and follow the rules for safe operation.