For many workers, forklifts are a common sight in the workplace, used to carry, push, pull, lift, and stack loads efficiently and with less strain on workers. But, unfortunately, many workers underestimate how dangerous forklifts can be. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, each year nearly 100 workers are killed in forklift accidents and another 20,000 workers are seriously injured. To prevent forklift accidents, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration mandates that every forklift operator must be properly trained and certified before using the equipment. Learn general awareness and best practices to safely operate forklifts. Help create a safer work environment for you and your coworkers.
This course teaches forklift safety awareness and best practices. Topics include:
- Before operating a forklift
- Keeping forklifts stable
- Best work practices