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FREE Forklift Safety Posters

January 1, 2014

The “10 Forklift Safety Rules” and “Forklift Hand Signals” Posters are now FREE. These color posters are printer friendly and can be easily printed at: Read more about FREE Forklift Safety Posters

Comprehensive Training – Key to Forklift Safety

December 1, 2013

By: Forklift Safety Training Services, Inc.

Annually there are over 34,000 injury accidents that involve forklifts, more than 13,000 Workers’ Compensation claims are filed as a result of forklift accidents and 70 to 90% of all... Read more about Comprehensive Training – Key to Forklift Safety

“Train The Trainer...” Certification or Confusion

November 1, 2013

By: Forklift Safety Training Services, Inc.

Don't be fooled by the incorrect term CERTIFICATION when the correct or proper term is CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION. Many training companies boldly advertise and offer a "train the trainer"... Read more about “Train The Trainer...” Certification or Confusion

Top 3 Areas of Concern at the Loading Dock

October 1, 2013

By: Michael Brittingham, Marketing Communication Manager, Serco Entrematic

It’s easy to come to the conclusion that the loading dock area can be one of the most hazardous areas of your operations. Maybe that has something to do with... Read more about Top 3 Areas of Concern at the Loading Dock

Hand Signals For Controlling Forklift Operations

August 1, 2013

Provided By: Department of Energy, DOE-RL-92-36

Over the last several months we have had many requests from carious companies and government agencies for some standardized hand signals for controlling forklift operations. After... Read more about Hand Signals For Controlling Forklift Operations

Employer Liability

July 1, 2013

By: Forklift Safety Training Services, Inc.

Forklift accidents can be traced to two causes – operator error, which is due to a lack of training, and defective equipment. In both cases, the employer can be held liable in a lawsuit when... Read more about Employer Liability

Forklift Carbon Monoxide

June 1, 2013

By: Forklift Safety Training Services, Inc.

Carbon monoxide produced from propane (L.P) powered forklifts in warehouse applications is one of the most common industrial hazards. Poisoning from this odorless, colorless and tasteless gas... Read more about Forklift Carbon Monoxide

Forklift Operator Age Requirements

May 1, 2013

By: Forklift Safety Training Services, Inc.

The purpose of this article is to inform employers that youth employment regulations (29CFR570) promulgated under the Fair Labor Standards Act, prohibits most employees under the age of 18... Read more about Forklift Operator Age Requirements

Forklift Rental Yard Liability

February 1, 2013

By: Forklift Safety Training Services, Inc.

When renting a forklift to a customer (lessee), the rental yard (lessor) should have the following or similar written statement or agreement from the customer (lessee) with their... Read more about Forklift Rental Yard Liability

Employer Confusion

January 1, 2013

By: Forklift Safety Training Services, Inc.

Most employers throughout the U.S. are demanding previous forklift operator training or certification from individuals making application for employment who want to operate forklift trucks.... Read more about Employer Confusion



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