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Weekly Safety Meeting – Forklift Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Forklift Safety

Forklifts are excellent labor-saving devices. They save time and reduce the likelihood of injury associated with manual, material handling activities. However, forklifts can become very dangerous if operated by a reckless and untrained operator. All operators should receive safety training prior to being allowed to operate a forklift. Forklift accidents...

Safety Tip of the Week –  Forklift Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Forklift Safety

Every year many workers are killed in forklift accidents, many caused by overturning the forklift. Other common causes are workers being struck by materials, workers stuck by the forklift, and even workers falling from the forklift. Basic Forklift Safety Practices: Here are a few common safety rules to follow during...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Safe Forklift Operation

Weekly Safety Meeting – Safe Forklift Operation

Forklifts are excellent labor-saving devices. They save time and reduce the likelihood of injury associated with manual material handling activities. However, forklifts can become very dangerous if operated by a reckless or untrained operator. All operators should receive safety training prior to being allowed to operate a forklift. Forklift accidents...

Safety Tip of the Week – Safe Forklift Operation

Safety Tip of the Week – Safe Forklift Operation

Forklift operation is not as simple as it looks. But with a little experience, it’s not an impossible skill to master. Basic Forklift Safety Practices: Here are a few common safety rules to follow during forklift operation: Use the seat belt. It will keep you secured in the seat in...

Safety Tip of the Week – Loading Dock Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Loading Dock Safety

Loading docks are a hub of activity in manufacturing plants, warehouses, industrial buildings, and distribution centers. Loading Dock Hazards: The loading dock area must be inspected regularly to identify potential hazards that may include: Slips, trips, and falls caused by floor conditions, poor housekeeping, or dock edge; Forklifts overturning; Pedestrian...

Safety Tip of the Week – Safety with Forklifts

Safety Tip of the Week – Safety with Forklifts

About 100 workers are killed each year as a result of forklift accidents. Basic Forklift Safety Practices: Here are a few common safety rules to follow during forklift operation: Use the seat belt. It will keep you secured in the seat in the event of a tip over. A parked forklift...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Safety with Forklifts

Weekly Safety Meeting – Safety with Forklifts

Forklifts are excellent labor-saving devices. They save time and reduce the likelihood of injury associated with manual material handling activities. However, forklifts can become very dangerous if operated by a reckless or untrained operator. All operators should receive safety training prior to being allowed to operate a forklift. Forklift accidents...

Safety Tip of the Week – Loading Dock Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Loading Dock Safety

Loading docks are a hub of activity in manufacturing plants, warehouses, industrial buildings, and distribution centers. In most companies, this is the primary location of movement of product in and out of a facility. Loading Dock Hazards: Slips, trips and falls caused by floor conditions, poor housekeeping, or dock edge;...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Loading Dock Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Loading Dock Safety

From 2014 to 2017, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigated 209 loading dock injuries. Nearly half were fatalities. Loading docks are a hub of activity in manufacturing plants, warehouses, industrial buildings, and distribution centers. In most companies, this is the primary location of movement of product in and...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Safe Forklift Operation

Weekly Safety Meeting – Safe Forklift Operation

Forklifts are excellent labor-saving devices. They save time and reduce the likelihood of injury associated with manual material handling activities. However, forklifts can become very dangerous if operated by a reckless or untrained operator. All operators should receive safety training prior to being allowed to operate a forklift. Forklift accidents...