Fork Lift Accidents. OSHA estimates that there are 680,400 forklift accidents each year (1997)Approximately 90,000 employees suffer some type of injury. Fork Lift Accidents. losses affect employees physical suffering mental suffering. Benefits of Fork lifts. Assist in the movement of materialsReduce employee lifting injuries.
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1. Fork Lift Awareness Robert Poole
St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Company
2. Fork Lift Accidents OSHA estimates that there are 680,400 forklift accidents each year (1997)
Approximately 90,000 employees suffer some type of injury
3. Fork Lift Accidents losses affect employees
4. Benefits of Fork lifts Assist in the movement of materials
Reduce employee lifting injuries
5. Fork Lift potential problems Pedestrians
Narrow aisles (and aisle intersections)
Operate 24 hours per day
6. Fork Lift and Pedestrians Pedestrians contribute to accidents
Pedestrians do not understand stopping distances
Pedestrians tried to “beat” a lift truck
7. Methods used to reduce Fork Lift Accidents Training of drivers
Maintenance of equipment
Areas of operation
8. Fork Lift Accidents Losses affect employers
damage to equipment
9. A breakdown of the 680,400 accidents: 90,000 employees injured
10. In percent what Causes Lift Truck Accidents?
11. In percent what Causes Lift Truck Accidents?
12. In percent what Causes Lift Truck Accidents?