Top tips for forklift safety
23 January 2013
Scafftag, a specialist in the management and communication of equipment status, has outlined four key steps to follow to help reduce forklift truck accidents: Step 1 â€“ Risk assessment: Managers must complete a risk as
Step 2 - Identify when it's safe to use and when not to be used: Daily checks should be carried out before use to record whether the forklift truck is safe or unsafe to use. Step 3 - Training: Managers must ensure they provide information, instruction, training, retraining and supervision to employees as necessary.
Step 4 - Maintenance: As well as daily checks, regular maintenance of forklift trucks should be carried out in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations.