Have policies in place that keep other workers out
of the path of the forklift.
Here are some materials to help with your training:
Abate the weight - it really happened
Safety poster to remind workers on foot to be safe around forklifts..... Print on letter or 11x17 size paper.
Hand over your keys - tip sheet
Take one for the team? - true story
Load shift cost his life - true story
Tight Squeeze? - poster ....Print on letter or 11x17 size paper.
Stay alert when working around forklifts - true story
Communication is key - true story
Be a Pro
Football ....Print on letter or 11x17 size paper.
Baseball .... Print on letter or 11x17 size paper.
Washington State Department of Labor & Industries information on Powered Industrial Trucks (lift trucks & forklifts.)
SHARP Program | Department of Labor & Industries | PO Box 44330 | Olympia, Washington 98504-4330
Phone: 1-888-667-4277 | Contact web developer at TIRES@Lni.wa.gov
Loading and unloading trucks can be a hazardous process.
Forklift drivers themselves are rarely injured, but injuries and fatalities happen to co-workers and drivers that are struck or crushed by the forklift or freight.