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10 Forklift Safety Tips

Here's are 10 tips to keep in mind for safe use of a forklift:

  1. Never use your phone while operating a forklift.
  2. Always be aware of your surroundings.
  3. Never be in an impaired state of mind.
  4. Angle up the forks when carrying a load.
  5. Carry the load low to the ground for optimal balance and sight.
  6. Be aware of mast height in relation to door openings and ceilings.
  7. For loads that block your view, drive backwards.
  8. Never use a forklift to raise a person.
  9. Always sound your horn when coming around corners, exits, or blind spots.
  10. Go slow!! Don't be in a rush!

DiVal Safety offers forklift and other powered industrial truck training, call 716.874.9060 to speak to our training department or go click HERE for more information.

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Tuesday, 10 December 2019