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Importance of Forklift Safety

  Forklifts are one of the most used pieces of equipment on your worksite. Just like with any industrial equipment, they can pose a safety risk if not used by properly trained crews. According to Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), an estimated 34,900 serious injuries and 85 fatal accidents are caused by forklifts every year.  Tips for Forklift Safety At Trupar America , we’ve put together some helpful tips to keep you and your crew safe while operating a forklift.  Get Proper Training With 25% of forklift accidents being caused by inadequate training, it is important to only allow those who have been trained and licensed to run a forklift. Make sure your operators have a forklift certification, and be sure to evaluate employee performance once every three years. You can supplement their training with demonstrations, lectures, videos, and more.  Perform Daily Equipment Inspections Your crew should know to inspect the forklift prior to every use. We recommend that the