Forklift Safety. Motor Vehicle Accidents. To protect employees. To protect company assets. It’s the law!. Why Forklift Safety?. Fatalities Source BLS. 7 th on OSHA’s Top 10 list. Powered Industrial Trucks – 1910.178 (3,262 Total Violations) Top 5 sections cited:
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To protect employees
To protect company assets
It’s the law!
Powered Industrial Trucks – 1910.178 (3,262 Total Violations)
OSHA says you SHALL Read and Understand the Operator’s Manual
Industrial trucks shall be examined before being placed in service…
Mounting – Dismounting
Speed 8.7 mph
13 feet per second
18-21 years = ¾ second
21- over = 1.5 second
Tip over : Collision : Struck-by/Crushing Injuries : Load falls
IN CASE OF A TIPOVER