Many operators drive superbly during training evaluation, but making sure they continue to do so is down to consistent supervision. Supervisors have a tough job, balancing making sure the work gets done on time with safe operation. But at the end of the day remember it is always better to be safe than sorry. During our forklift training programs at companies throughout Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island, we advise supervisors what to look for. Contact us today for these guidelines to ensure your forklift operators always drive safely – protecting your people, your business, your equipment and your product.
Reported incidents with forklifts in BC in the last 6 months include fractures, internal injuries, crushing and bruising. Often it is not the operator but a pedestrian who is injured. Employers please remember just training the operators is not enough, you must also ensure you systematically supervise safe operation and all that entails. Identifying and […]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