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Forklift Hazards: Work Environments

Sometimes even the safest, newest, most well-maintained, top-of-the-line forklifts can still become implicated in accidents and worker injuries. And sometimes even well-trained, conscientious, experienced workers can find themselves losing control

The Risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide gas is odorless, colorless, tasteless and imperceptible to human senses. But as accumulating CO fills the air around us and gets drawn onto our lungs, it bonds to

Distractions for Forklift Operators

Most formal and informal forklift training programs quickly address the most obvious hazards associated with lift truck operation: poorly maintained equipment, usage that violates manufacturer specifications, unsafe speeds, disregard for

Forklift Hazards: Pedestrians

The term “forklift” covers a wide range of items and equipment used to move pallets and transport heavy loads. The term can be applied to anything from a simple, non-powered

Workplace Hazards: Noise Levels

“Sound” includes any subtle disruption to the air pressure waves around us that cause the tympanic membrane in the ear to vibrate. When we hear a sound, it’s because an