Safety precautions for reducing forklift accidents

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Forklifts are constantly in motion, playing a significant role in the world of commerce. With that notion, keeping safety top of mind is critical in material handling.

Almost 100,000 accidents happen each year around forklifts. While even one injury or incident resulting from the misuse of forklifts is too many, there are tools and methods that can help create a safe environment and help avoid future occurrences. Some contributing factors to watch out for in helping to prevent accidents are workspace layout and design, inadequate training and improper maintenance. It’s essential to incorporate the right safety techniques in these key areas.

How to improve safety around forklifts

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Forklifts pose several risks to pedestrians in the workplace. The rear counterweight can turn very quickly (running the risk of crushing a pedestrian), plus they are heavy, take time to stop and have several blind spots. Forklifts can be dangerous when not treated with respect and can inflict serious damage to worksite property and worse, cause injuries or even death.

Forklift 'Safety Halo' proves to be a saviour for warehouses

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A medium sized forklift weighs about the same as an average dump truck — and can cause just as much damage or injury. In fact, forklifts are still one of the greatest health and safety hazards in our warehouses and manufacturing sites.

Three add-on features to enhance your forklifts safety

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Studies show that thousands of fatal or near-fatal accidents are still happening every year in warehouses.
Amongst the causes, visibility is a major issue. With more than half of forklift accidents seriously injuring workers on foot, it's clear that more should be done to give pedestrians better warning when a truck is getting too close.

New standards to boost forklift safety

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Industry buy-in for effort to adopt new international standards
Forklift users across the country stand to benefit from intended safety improvements outlined in several international standards recently adopted in Australia, with more to come over the next 12 months, Standards Australia reports.



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