News & Updates

23
Jan

Forklift Safety Tip: Carrying the load safely

Forklift Safety Tip: Carrying the load safely
  • Carry load as low as possible.
  • Drive with load against the load backrest with the mast tilted back.
  • Move only when you are sure the load is stable.
  • Operate the forklift in reverse if the load obstructs your view.
23
Jan

Forklift Safe Driving Tips

Forklift Safe Driving Tips
  • Use a seatbelt if one is provided.
  • Watch for overhead obstructions.
  • Drive at a speed that is safe for driving surface, workplace and load conditions.
  • Back down all grades when loaded.
  • Avoid turning on ramps or inclines.
  • Maintain a safe distance from the edge of ramps, docks and loading platforms.
23
Jan

Safe use of forklifts around other workers

Safe use of forklifts around other workers
  1. Slowdown and sound the horn when vision is obstructed.
  2. Stop when anyone crosses the route being traveled. Lower your load to the ground and wait until clear.
  3. Do not raise or lower forks while forklift is moving.
  4. Drive at a speed that permits safe stopping
  5. Look toward the travel path and keep a clear view.
22
Jan

How to prevent a forklift from tipping over

How to prevent a forklift from tipping over
  • Ensure load is properly balanced.
  • Drive with the load in the lowest position possible.
  • Take extra care when operating on ramps and uneven or sloping surfaces .
  • Use extra caution when making sharp turns.