Because of their wide range of uses, forklifts are one of the most versatile and widely used pieces of machinery in our workplaces. However they also have the potential to be one of the most dangerous. Each year forklifts are involved in hundreds of workplace accidents that result in fatalities, serious injuries and property damage. These statistics emphasise the importance of having well maintained forklifts operated by trained workers.
Course consists of 5 minutes of video content combined with assessment questions and interactivity.
- The various safety checks that licenced operators should perform
- The various hazards that should be identified in a new workplace
- Precautions to be taken when forklifts and pedestrians are in the same areas.
This forklift safety video should be shown to those workers working around forklifts as well as those driving them.
Heightened awareness in the workplace makes for a safer workplace. If you have forklifts in your workplace, here is a great video for your induction program or short enough (4 minutes) to be an ideal topic for a toolbox talk or refresher training,
10 to 15 Minutes