Forklift trucks and safety planning

The very proactive UK Fork Lift Truck Association has come up with a a 20 minute on-line challenge for UK businesses to see if their forklift safety is up to the “Gold Standard”.  While this is only available for UK businesses, they also provide some very useful practical advice.  The first topic is safety planning and the last sentence really hits the nail on the head :

“Remember: your well-planned safety policies are useless unless clearly communicated to the front-line, and properly enforced. A piece of paper in a filing cabinet won’t stop workers taking risks: if you’re their supervisor, that’s your job.”

More useful forklift safety tips from the UK.

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