Your brain is the best safety device

As manufacturers add more sophisticated safety devices to mobile equipment from forklifts to aerial lifts, we sometimes forget that our own brains are the best safety device we have.

It is your eyes that will tell you when there is an obstruction, it is your eyes and ears that will alert you to a forklift in the area, it is your training backed up by common sense that will tell you what to do in dangerous situations.

The operator is directly responsible for the safe operation of the equipment at all times.

So here is a decal for all those operators who sometimes lack common sense.