As the deep freeze of winter sets in, drivers on the highway think a lot about staying safe (and moving) on the roads. In the average warehouse, forklift operators need to be similarly aware.
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) found that thousands of forklift operators are injured or even killed each year in forklift accidents. Further, organizations are mandated to maintain training levels for workers in an effort to avoid forklift-related disasters.
Purchasing.com has compiled a comprehensive list that both explores the problem and offers tips for better safety. Take a look — and let us know if your warehouse has protocols in place to avoid problems.
— Hailey Lynne McKeefry, Editor in Chief, EBN