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.
Heat awareness for forklift operators
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VanIsle Forklift Training 2023
Almost there – VanIsle Forklift turns left, Martin’s Forklift runs right this Spring. It’s been a pleasure meeting so many great operators over the years. Please continue to drive safely.Read more
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