Forklift Safety - 8 Rules - Avoid Accidents & Injuries - Safe Forklift Operation Starts with You!

More than 11% of forklifts in use today will be involved in accidents every year. Most result in less than serious injuries, but more than 35,000 workers will be killed or seriously injured. Forklift accidents are preventable! Accident prevention starts with comprehensive driver training. It continues with constant refreshers and reminders to follow important safety rules. Even experienced drivers can forget the basic safety rules that they should be following. Things like the stability triangle, forklift inspections, seatbelts and other important safety considerations in powered industrial truck operations. In this safety video we cover 8 safety rules that all forklift operators must follow at all times while on a forklift or other powered industrial truck. It is also important that everyone who works around powered industrial trucks become familiar with the safety rules. Pedestrian accidents are the number two cause of fatalities involving forklifts and other powered industrial trucks. Other people who work around these trucks should know the 8 safety rules we cover in this video. New safety videos are made available on a regular basis. Click here to subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/safetyme... Occupational Safety and Health Standards, Powered industrial trucks, 29CFR1910.178 https://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owad... Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) http://www.bls.gov/iif/oshcfoi1.htm

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