Employees that operate or work near forklifts must always follow safe operating and job site procedures. If safety precautions are not followed, forklift operators and workers in areas with heavy equipment, like forklifts, can be exposed to risks such as collisions, falls, tip-overs, and struck-by hazards. Review the details of these forklift incidents along with the recommendations and safety guidance to understand why these fatalities were preventable.
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Forklift Safety Checklist
Forklift Incidents, Construction
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Resources & References
NIOSH California Forklift Tire Explosion Incident Case Report 10CA001
Standards or Regulations
Weeklysafety.com exclusive safety meeting topic for construction workers that reviews details of tragic forklift incidents along with the recommendations and safety guidance to understand why these fatalities were preventable.