Loading and unloading trucks can be a hazardous process. Forklift drivers themselves are rarely injured, but injuries and fatalities happen to co-workers and drivers that are struck or crushed by the forklift or freight. Have policies in place that keep other workers out of the path of the forklift. Below are some materials to help with your training.
Take one for the team? - true story (255 KB)
Load shift cost his life - true story (157 KB)
Tight Squeeze? - poster (690 KB)
Stay alert when working around forklifts - true story (180 KB)
Communication is key - true story (252 KB)
Be a pro
Football (420 KB)
Baseball (822 KB)
North Carolina Department of Labor recently issued a hazard alert for forklifts.
Washington State Department of Labor & Industries information on Powered Industrial Trucks (lift trucks & forklifts.)