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Forklift Accidents
Not carefully using a forklift often leads to forklift accidents. This takes place when the operator of the forklift is not trained correctly in safety measures. Anyone operating a forklift must always be cautious in order to reduce the risk of mishaps and in order to avoid possible dangers.

Forklift Accident Statistics:
OSHA, that is responsible for monitoring workplace safety, reports on the occurrence of forklift mishaps. On average, every three days someone is killed in a forklift accident in the United States. Approximately 95,000 injuries take place in forklift related mishaps on a yearly basis. The vast majority of these accidents could have been avoided if proper safety measures had been followed. There are even internet sites dedicated to reporting stories of forklift mishaps.

Both individuals and businesses suffer as a result of forklift accidents. There are many reasons why employers need to take steps to lessen the risk. One of the biggest reasons is to avoid risk of lawsuits if someone is injured. Second, accidents cut down on working time. Third, property and goods could be damaged during mishaps. Nearly all accidents are attributed to employees who are not correctly trained. Employers are responsible for making certain that employees who are utilizing the forklift are trained in risks and safety. Never let anyone on a forklift who isn't trained to utilize the forklift. Your business should develop and post in a place which is visible all forklift safety measures.

Workers should have a positive attitude when they go through training, rather than doing it just because they are required to. You as the employer should help staff understand the importance of proper training. Let them realize that they could injure or kill not just themselves, but other individuals, if they make mistakes. It is up to you to ensure that your workers undertake training seriously.

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