Industrial Truck Safety Handbook

Date First Published on SafetySmart Compliance: November 20th, 2011
Topics: Materials Handling & Storage |

Each year more than 77,000 forklift accidents occur which result in employee injuries, lost time and death. A full 70% of these accidents are preventable with operator training. The need for safety training cannot be overemphasized. Forklift operation is a skilled position. Every operator must be well trained, and knowledgeable about the equipment he/she operates.