Everything You Need to Know about Forklifts & Safety

Episode 156

Everything You Need to Know about Forklifts & Safety

Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses everything you may need to know about forklifts and mitigating the risks associated with them.

Walk into any warehouse, construction site or dock and you’ll likely see a forklift. These tools are used in workplaces all over the country and by a variety of workers. Although you can find multiple types of forklifts on the market or in the workplace, most of them share one common goal—to help workers move heavy items from one spot to another.

With forklifts being such a common tool and so many people using them, just how dangerous are they? Well, statistics show that they can be very dangerous. Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses everything you may need to know about forklifts and mitigating the risks associated with them.

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About the Authors

Sydny Shepard is the Editor of Occupational Health & Safety.

Alex Saurman is the Content Editor for Occupational Health & Safety.

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