Driving a forklift outdoors in the summer can make you really hot. There is no air con, and if your overhead guard has a plexiglass cover you feel like you are in greenhouse, plus the engine is right under your butt. Employers make sure you give these drivers a break. Heat exhaustion leads to accidents. WorkSafeBC tips on heat stress.
For all those forklift operators out there working during this pandemic, thank you for moving our essential items. Please stay safe, always check your forklift, check your load, check your environment and check your clearances. We are working on a way to resume our Comox Valley on-site forklift training in a way that is safe […]Read more