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Forklift Safety Checklist – Know the Basics

What it the best way to improve safety in your facility? Leading indicators play a big role in preventing worker fatalities, injuries, and illnesses as well as strengthening operational outcomes in the workplace. Your cohesive safety program should leverage leading indicators as a guide for operational changes in processes, programs, and altering employee behavior to cultivate a safer work environment.

Video: Precautions for Forklift Safety & OSHA Compliance

Forklift operation is not as simple as driving a car. There are several precautions that OSHA expects your warehouse or distribution center to take to help ensure forklift safety. The question is, do safety practices in your facility meet expectations?

There are a few key things you can do to create a culture of safety in your warehouse. First, watch this video to see how your software platform can make safety compliance simple.

Join OSHA for Safe + Sound Week Aug. 12

There are probably a few things happening in your warehouse right now that are putting safety in jeopardy and increasing the risk of forklift impacts.

This is why OSHA has created Safe + Sound Week, a nationwide event held each August that recognizes the successes of workplace health and safety programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep workers safe. The year’s event is August 12th – August 16th.