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Forklift Accidents
Forklift mishaps are normally due to the careless use of the forklift. This takes place when the forklift operator is not correctly trained in safety procedures. Anyone operating a forklift needs to always be cautious to reduce the risk of mishaps and in order to avoid possible dangers.

Forklift Accident Statistics:
Reporting on forklift mishap occurrence is OSHA, that is also responsible in monitoring the safety of the worklplace. On average, every three days someone is killed in a forklift accident within the United States. Around 95,000 injuries happen in forklift related accidents on an annual basis. The vast majority of these accidents could have been avoided if correct safety procedures had been followed. There are even web sites dedicated to reporting stories of forklift accidents.

When there are accidents related to forklifts, both the individual and the business would suffer. There are many reasons why employers need to take steps to lessen the risk. Amongst the biggest reasons is to avoid risk of lawsuits if somebody is hurt. Second, mishaps cut down on working time. Thirdly, merchandise and property can be damaged during accidents. Nearly all accidents are attributed to employees who are not trained. Employers are responsible for making sure that employees who are using the forklift are correctly trained in safety and risks. Never let anybody on a forklift who isn't trained to use the forklift. Your business must develop and post in a place that is visible all forklift safety measures.

Rather than going through training because workers are required to, they must have a positive attitude in doing so. You as the employer should help staff know the importance of correct training. Let them understand that they can injure or kill not only themselves, but other individuals, if they make mistakes. It is up to you to make certain that your workers go through training seriously.

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