Model Forklift Loading Safety Policy

Date First Published on SafetySmart Compliance: February 21st, 2012
Topics: Materials Handling & Storage | Powered Industrial Trucks |

BENEFITS

Loading and unloading of forklifts and other trucks are subject to specific requirements under the OSHA Powered Industrial Trucks standard 29 CFR 1910.178(o)) designed to ensure stability of loads and prevent harm to operators and others nearby.  This policy prevents these related injuries and incidents from happening, along with consequential OSHA citations.

HOW TO USE THE TOOL

The form below turns the OSHA requirements into a useable policy you can use before your drivers fire up. This will ensure safe forklift loading and compliance with the OSHA requirements cited above.