Working Safely with Pallets

This 3 minutes safety training video covers: How to properly handle pallets, how to dispose damage pallets, what are potential hazards of pallets, how to properly stack pallets. This clip was taken from a full-length training video. Click here to watch the 18 minute full length version.

Atlantic's Warehouse Safety video program helps employees to stay safe by identifying the specific hazards they can encounter while working in a warehouse, and providing them with the practical procedures that they can use to avoid them.Warehouses are very busy places… and that can give rise to a lot of hazardous situations. Every year, thousands of warehouse workers are injured on the job, and more fatalities occur in warehouses than in most other workplaces as well. But it doesn't have to be that way. To protect themselves against accidents, employees need to meet warehouse hazards head on by being safety minded. The video program and booklet include information on.

Video Transcript

Inspect pallets for broken deck boards, loose nails or broken woods, without any damage of wooden pallets. Stack unused pallets in safe place away from buildings, because the pallets are fire hazards. To transfer pallets and goods safely you may need to stretch wrap the goods or bind irregular objects together. Pallets must rest squarely on the lift and on the heel of the forks.