avoid common forklift accidents

Common Forklift Accidents and How to Avoid Them

Without proper safety precautions, operator training or handling techniques, forklifts can be a hazard in your workplace. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), over 96,000 forklift accidents occur each year. Below are the three main causes of injuries related to forklifts and how you can address them: 1. Forklift Overturns One of the most…

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benefits of forklift training

Benefits of Forklift Training

Your warehouse operators must be trained and certified to use forklifts per the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). In addition to this requirement, continual forklift training teaches your employees how to operator lift trucks safely, productively and helps reduce workplace accidents. Learning about the advantages of training helps you understand why it is so…

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Ensuring Forklift Safety: A Crucial Element for Efficient & Secure Operations

In any material handling business, forklift operators play a vital role, but their job comes with inherent risk. Without the implementation of proper safety practices, accidents can occur, resulting in employee injury, costly repairs and lost time. Therefore, prioritizing forklift safety is essential for maintaining an efficient and secure operation. The importance of Forklift Operators…

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How to Prevent Lift Truck Damage

Lift trucks are a necessary component for your warehouse to stay productive and meet your operational goals. However, when these essential pieces of equipment get damaged or go out from an unexpected breakdown it can cause a ripple effect into your operations. Minimizing the risk of damage to equipment, product and pallets will help save…

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Top Tips for Forklift Safety

Top Tips for Forklift Safety

Your forklift operators are an essential part of your business, and their job comes with some risks. Without the right safety practices, your workers can suffer accidents that lead to expensive repairs and workers’ compensation claims. Proper forklift safety is key to running an efficient and safe operation. 1.  Receive Proper Forklift Safety Training 2….

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Eliminate Danger of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning with Electric Forklifts

Not all worksites are created equal. While many of the machines we offer here at LiftOne are meant for outdoor work, forklifts are often utilized indoors as well. This includes, but is not limited to, factories, warehouses, and other jobs that deal with major indoor storage and shelving systems. These are jobs that involve not…

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The Ultimate Aerial Lift Safety Guide

If your facility uses mobile elevated work platforms, implementing aerial platform safety protocols is vital to keeping operators and other employees safe. Misuse can lead to inefficiency, downtime, damaged items and personal injuries. At LiftOne, we want to help you establish a workplace culture dedicated to safety. This guide will cover the importance of aerial…

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LiftOne’s Response & Safety Measures During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Updated: March 19, 2020 As we continue to closely monitor the developments surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are committed to do whatever is needed to safeguard the health and safety of our customers, partners and team members. New Health & Safety Measures After input from our employees and customers regarding ways to limit the direct exposure…

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Personal Protective Equipment: Assessment & Planning

No matter what industry you work in, having the right personal protective equipment (PPE) for the job and a plan in place to ensure it is used properly are critical components to keeping your employees safe. Read on to learn how to improve safety and cleanliness in the workplace through the use of PPE. Jump…

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Top Forklift Safety Products & Accessories

Forklift accidents occur in warehouses and distribution centers across the country daily, and some of those accidents each year have catastrophic consequences. OSHA estimates that with the right training and safety products, 70% of those accidents could be prevented. Take a look at the top forklift safety products and accessories on the market today and…

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When is it Time to Replace My Forklift Tires?

Replacing forklift tires often gets put off much longer than it should. While some maintenance or repair tasks prevent your forklift from running, forklift tires in less than ideal condition pose significant risks to operators and equipment. Continuing to run your equipment on tires that need to be replaced can cause costly damage to your forklift,…

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New ANSI Standards: Everything You Need to Know About A92.22 & A92.24

Updates to ANSI standards and requirements for Mobile Elevating Work Platforms, or MEWPs, originally scheduled to go in effect December 2019, has been pushed back until March 1, 2020. As your material handling equipment partner, our team at LiftOne is here to provide you with all the information you need to comply with the new…

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