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Forklift Safety: Tripping Hazards Beware

March 15, 2019
Filed under: Forklift Operators - Safety & Guides

A common source of injuries are tripping hazards, forklifts with their raised cabins, long tynes and cabin equipment present a number of trip hazards.

Tripping over or around a forklift can lead to serious injury or even death.

This blog outlines the most common trip hazards in a forklift; it also looks at safety measures that can be implemented to mitigate the hazards improving the overall safety for operators and those working in close vicinity to the forklift.
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Why OH&S is important for your materials handling operation

August 12, 2015
Filed under: Forklift Operators - Safety & Guides, Safety

Why OH&S is important for your materials handling operation

Continuing on from our previous blog posts regarding container handling, this post will look at a critical element of any container handling operation occupational health and safety. It will explain why proper OH&S is critical to employee safety and will show how the latest technological advances in mobile device management can make any workplace safer.

Forklift Operator Ergonomics

November 30, 2012
Filed under: Forklift Operators - Safety & Guides

Forklift Operator Ergonomics

Forklift operators spend a vast majority of their time sitting and twisting, resulting in a number of physical strains. After an eight hour shift one would expect to be, at least, at little sore and stiff.

This blog takes a look at the risks of operator discomfort and what operators and the businesses they work for can do to improve upon operator ergonomics.

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