With June being national safety month, it is crucial that employers stay up to date on their forklift safety.
Here are a few safety tips.
* Never exceed the lifting capacity of the forklift
* Keep a safe distance from people and other forklift trucks
* Alert other forklifts of your presence with your horn
* Check your seat belts!
* Operators failing to fasten seatbelts while operating a forklift can result in a $200 fine to the operator.
Forklifts are capable of tipping over, an operator failing to wear his/her seatbelt can result in a critical injury or worse, a fatality .
This kind of accident can cost millions of dollars Can your company survive this?
Think about it .
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