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Blog Author Angelique Sanders

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Monday, January 12, 2015

Forklift Safety Inspections

Clocking in at #6 on OSHA's top-cited violations for 2014 (and 2013) are powered industrial trucks. If you have forklifts in your workplace, this is for you.

To contribute to a safer working environment and prevent costly lift truck repairs, it is important to inspect your forklifts regularly as part of your daily or pre-shift inspection. Defective lift trucks should be reported to a supervisor, and the operator should discontinue use upon detection of any unsafe condition. Here's a forklift inspection checklist. OSHA also provides a variety of daily forklift checklists.

And don't miss these 10 things you need to know about your forklift, which includes 4 forklift videos you'll never forget.


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