Top Tips to Handling Loads Safely
The most common forklift accidents are tipping and dropping your load. Both can result in injury, unnecessary expenses...
Can Forklifts Be Used in the Snow?
This winter’s harsh weather has wreaked havoc on highways, shut down thousands of schools, and resulted in the...
Reducing Damage Caused by Forklifts
Forklifts can do a lot of damage. Sometimes, the damage can be spectacular enough to make the news. At other times, the...
Forklift Driver Killed After Touching Power Lines...
The death of a 59-year-old Florida man who was electrocuted after his forklift came into contact with overhead power...
“Watch Your Clearance” and Other...
As most forklift operators will attest, safely using a forklift requires both knowledge about forklift safety...
13 Ways to Avoid Forklift Accidents While...
When a forklift is being operated in reverse, it presents one of the most dangerous maneuvers. Reversing forklifts is...
Is It Illegal to Drive a Forklift While Drunk?...
A man in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, found out the hard way that it is against the law to operate a forklift while...
Make Your Forklift Look Brand New with a Fresh...
In most industrial settings, it doesn’t take long for a forklift to begin to look a bit battered and worn. But...
Forklift Safety: Steering, Turning and Changing...
Editor’s Note: This is the latest in a series of occasional articles examining forklift safety best practice...
Tougher OSHA Lift Truck Regulations Introduced
In 2011, OSHA issued 3,432 citations regarding the handling and maintenance of forklifts. As a result, OSHA issued new...