Fork Lift Awareness

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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 physical suffering mental suffering

4. Benefits of Fork lifts Assist in the movement of materials Reduce employee lifting injuries

5. Fork Lift potential problems Pedestrians Blind spots Indoors/Outdoors Narrow aisles (and aisle intersections) Building columns Operate 24 hours per day Turning radius

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 loss productivity

9. A breakdown of the 680,400 accidents: 90,000 employees injured 100 deaths

10. In percent what Causes Lift Truck Accidents?

11. In percent what Causes Lift Truck Accidents?

12. In percent what Causes Lift Truck Accidents?

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