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Forklift Safety

110,000 forklift accidents per year. Let that number sink into your head a little bit. Okay, now that you are over the initial shock the question becomes what can we do to lower that number drastically.  110,000 forklift accidents per year | SHD Logistics News.

The number one, most important role you can play if a manager will be to make sure all of your operators are properly trained. The flip side to that is that if you are an operator ensuring you do not operate equipment you are not trained on. That is not only for your safety but everyone’s safety in the facility.

There is not a price that can be put on safety training when it comes to operating your forklift. Did you know that $135 million of immediate costs are incurred due to forklift accidents each year but the real cost comes in when approximately every 3 days, someone in the US is killed in a forklift related accident.

FSI offers both operator training and train the trainer courses. We provide you with all of the materials that you will need to be OSHA compliant. We can come to your facility or you can come to ours!!

Our Tennessee Headquarters

Address: 884 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, TN 37210
Office Hours: 7:30am – 5:00pm (Mon-Fri) 24 Hour Emergency Service for current customers
Phone: (615) 255-6321
Toll Free: (800) 752-1882
Main Fax: (615) 255-8242
Email: safety@forkliftsystems.com

Our Alabama Main Office

Address: 132 West Park Drive, Birmingham, AL 35211
Office Hours: 7:30am – 5:00pm (Mon-Fri) 24 Hour Emergency Service for current customers
Phone: (205) 945-1112
Toll Free: (800) 752-1882
Fax: (205) 945-8783
Email: safety@forkliftsystems.com

 

 

11 New Safety Violations Found at Previously Cited Louisiana Facility

I come across these types of articles everyday. The cost of training a forklift operator is very minimal when comparing the amount of fines that will be levied against a company when found not doing the right thing. This does not take into account if someone’s life is taken because of an avoidable accident.

11 New Safety Violations Found at Previously Cited Louisiana Facility.

 

How to Safely operate a forklift truck | ConstructionWeekOnline.com

There are a lot of reasons to operate a forklift safely. Number one being so you make it back home to your family safe at the end of the day.

OSHA is cracking down as well on forklift drivers who are not properly certified. These fines can reach into the thousands of dollars for each person cited. That kind of money can add up very quickly!

If your drivers have never been certified or the certification needs to be renewed. Give Forklift Systems a call to see how we can help and potentially save your company a lot of money. We also hold train the trainers classes as well!

Give us a call @ 1-800-752-1882

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How to … Safely operate a forklift truck | ConstructionWeekOnline.com.