Between January 1985 and January 2006 there were 56 forklift-related fatalities in Victoria. Forklift Warehouse Hazards are widespread and present a risk to you and your employees. Start Training have put together a easy to read poster outlining some of the more common hazards in a warehouse and how to [...]
Setting appropriate forklift speed limits in the work environment is important for the safety of both operators and pedestrians who work alongside the travelling forklifts every day. Mapping a forklift path successfully requires an understanding of the capabilities of forklifts when under load and the risks involved when a forklift’s speed is not managed properly. [...]
It is an unfortunate reality that forklift accidents occur in Australian workplaces every year. Information, communication and mutual support are all powerful tools which assist in minimising the risks for both workplaces and employees alike. This article explores some of the most common causes of a forklift accident and ways to maximise operator safety.