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National Forklift Safety Day - Tips for Safety

On June 11th, 2019 the sixth annual National Forklift Safety Day will be held by the Industrial Truck Association (ITA). The objective of National Forklift Safety Day is to educate individuals on the best practices regarding forklift safety, the importance of operator training and the need for daily equipment checks

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Stay Alert! The Importance of Forklift Warning Lights

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced the 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for the fiscal year 2017. Number seven on the list points to the dangers of Powered Industrial Trucks. The types of equipment in the category are lift trucks (forklifts), tractors, platform lift trucks, motorized hand trucks and more.

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Forklift Safety—Don’t Skip The Pre-Start Inspection!

Operating a forklift is an occupational skill that can be mastered with proper training and experience. However, there’s a lot more to forklift safety than merely driving the vehicle correctly. A preoperative inspection is essential, which is why we’re presenting an overview of the steps taken before the forklift is put into service.

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Forklift Safety - Dos and Don’ts

Operating a forklift may seem like a relatively straightforward task, especially if you aren't new to the profession. Unfortunately, becoming too comfortable operating a forklift can lead to complacency when it comes to vehicle safety. To avoid accidents caused by having a lax approach, ALWAYS be attentive to the potential dangers of operating a forklift.

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