Forklift Safety Guidelines

  • Stop, sound horn and proceed with caution at doorways and blind intersections.
  • Know the load limits of the forklift BEFORE operating.
  • Never let anyone under elevated forks or use for elevating people.
  •  Handle only loads that are stable and safely arranged.
  • Do not maneuver or turn the truck while the forks are in the raised position.
  • Start, stop and brake smoothly with no sudden, hasty movements.
  • Brace the load against the fork carriage.
  • Keep your hands, arms and legs inside the lift truck.
  • Wear protective gear and safety restraints.
  • Remember to always pay attention!
Forklift Safety