National Forklift Safety Day Is June 9
Keep your forklift/pedestrian safety practices up to date
The forklift industry will be using this month to encourage companies to take part in the seventh annual National Forklift Safety Day. The event, scheduled for June 9, will provide an opportunity for the industry to educate customers, the public, and government officials about the safe use of forklifts and the importance of proper operator training. Taking the time to ensure that your workforce is aware of these forklift operations and procedures is an important way to ensure an environment of pedestrian safety for your facility.
Cisco-Eagle highlights forklift safety as one of our main objectives of helping customers achieve safety success. To help educate during National Forklift Safety Day, we’ve listed some of our previous content so you multiple resources towards a safer forklift environment:
When forklifts transport large loads across a busy warehouse full of people, visibility is perhaps the most critical safety concern. While you want your driver to continue to view his or her clear path of travel, ensuring how they can view their surroundings and the movements of pedestrians within those surroundings is critical. We review various obstructions a forklift driver can cross paths with, and offer solutions for safer operations regarding them.
Facilities can spend a great amount of time, energy, and revenue protecting people and assets in their operations, and each safety initiative discovered helps increase efficiency and protection. One overlooked aspect to consider is forklift load protection. We discuss procedures and improvements to implement to reduce the chances of forklifts damaging your product.
In this recent installment of Cisco-Eagle’s Shoptalk series, our safety engineer Markus explains how our AisleCop forklift safety system works to prevent dangerous pedestrian-forklift accidents in aisles, blind crossing and other dangerous areas in a facility. You can find more information regarding our AisleCop system on our newly redesigned aislecop.com website.