Forklift Hazards, What to Look for and Why [36.11]
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

   David Hoover, president, Forklift Training Systems

Track: Manufacturing
Secondary Track: Construction
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic

Every manufacturing and warehousing facility has forklifts. For most of those sites, forklifts are a necessary evil, something they tolerate having around, but don't spend much time thinking about. Having conducted many thousands of forklift safety audits, the presenter provides details on what to look for at your site that might cause injuries, deaths, Occupational Safety and Health Administration citations, or lawsuits. Don't find out too late that a hidden hazard exists at your site. Find out what to look for and how to fix it now.

Learning Objectives:
1. Recognize the most common forklift hazards.
2. Identify real-life examples of forklift related hazards in the workplace.
3. Describe the consequences of failing to recognize hazards in a timely fashion.
4. Recall these tips at your site and fix problems immediately.

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

File & Handouts:
Handout Forklift hazards 36.11
MEWP standards
MEWP standards

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