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How to Work Safely with Warehouse Forklifts

This 2 minutes safety training video covers: Who should operate forklift in the workplace, working safely around forklifts, what are the safety precautions when driving a forklift, how to properly operate forklift. This clip was taken from a full-length training video. Click here to watch the 18 minute full length version.

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More employee fatalities occur in warehouses than in most other workplaces, and thousands of injuries occur there every year. That’s why Atlantic Training has developed a new "Warehouse Safety" training program to make sure employees know about warehouse hazards and how to avoid them.

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Video Transcript

The use of mechanical equipment like forklifts can make moving loads easier and more efficient, but they can also be very dangerous if proper safety procedures are not followed. Forklifts should only be operated by thoroughly train and authorized individuals. Before using the forklift, inspect it thoroughly if any defects are found don’t use it tag the forklift and report any problems to supervisor. Forklifts are meant to carry loads not people, never carry passengers or allow anyone to walk under raise forks or a load. While driving the forklift always wear seatbelt, travel with fork arms lower while keeping sufficient clearance from the ground. Never travel with raise load unless the truck was designed for that purpose.