In the wake of so many forklift accidents recently, this is a good time to review your company forklift policy.
1. Do you have a policy – if not you should.
2. Is it documented?
3. Does it cover site specific issues?
4. Do you review and update it regularly?
When developing your policy involve all concerned – forklift operators and co-workers in the area, they are the people who know the issues in your workplace.
If you need help, there is an excellent publication out of Alberta: