Why Overloading Forklifts Is More Dangerous Than You May Think

Many businesses rely heavily on the use of forklifts as part of their day-to-day operations, being a staple part of processes. Although they are great for their versatility and weight-bearing capabilities, there are a range of associated hazards that have been stated by OSHA. If a business chooses to use forklifts on-site, they must be

Floor Marking for Warehouse Traffic

Warehouses can be very busy places with people and vehicles constantly moving from place to place. Coordinating the different types of traffic throughout the facility can be a challenge. With the right strategy, however, you can manage warehouse traffic properly so that you are able to improve efficiency, improve safety, and cut back on many

Forklift Safety Training 101

Forklift safety training is one of the most important and effective things that a company can provide to employees to keep them safe. Just about every manufacturing facility, warehouse, and shipping facility has one or more of these vehicles in operation, making them a serious risk to safety if not managed properly. Creating an effective

Best Practices for Forklift Safety

Forklift Safety

Powered industrial trucks, aka forklifts, are found in workplaces every in all kinds of industries. These vehicles weigh thousands of pounds, posing serious risks when not operated with care and standards are not followed. Below we have compiled a list of best practices for keeping workers and operators safe around forklifts. Conduct inspections: OSHA requires

Forklift Traffic and Loading Safety

Forklifts in warehouse

Avoid incidents with forklifts by maintaining a clear traffic plan for the forklifts and pedestrians. If at all possible, pedestrians should never have to walk in the path of the forklift nor should the forklift have to move through pedestrian traffic. Managers should look at the forklift and pedestrian traffic to see where there is