Forklift Safety: Don't Blame the Driver


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How facility operators can create a safer environment for forklifts, pedestrians, and drivers.

Environmental Factors are often ignored: One percent of factory accidents involve forklift trucks, but forklift accidents produce ten percent of the physical injuries. That’s an astonishing ratio, but not all that surprising given
the nature of forklifts and the way they are utilized. Forklifts are dense, heavy-mass vehicles. When they collide with something – or someone – the results are devastating, even at low speeds.

Fleet Safety Tips: Best Practices For Forklift Use


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Fleet safety – for all asset types – is something every organization strives to improve. Safe use of material handling equipment allows for a more productive working environment. Below are some tips to help you spread the word on
material handling equipment safety:

High Risk Work: Forklift work platforms


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Objective
To provide guidance on safely using forklift work platforms to elevate workers via the lifting ability of a forklift or similar industrial truck.

Developing a traffic management plan


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What is the problem?
Workplaces using forklifts without an adequate traffic management plan in place to ensure pedestrians and other powered mobile plant are separated from forklifts.

Safety Attitudes


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In organisational psychology, the belief-attitude-value system determines the likelihood that people will accept a message (e.g. workplace safety) and act accordingly based on three psychological dimensions:

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