Fork Lift Association & Thorough Examination

Forklift truck accidents can be prevented

Forklift truck accidents are one of the most common types of accidents at work, but the reality is that the majority of these can be prevented by proper training and safety precautions.

Forklift trucks are powerful machines that should only be operated by trained personnel. To correctly manage the risks of workplace transport effectively a safe site, a safe vehicle and a safe driver should all be considered.

There are a number of instructors that provide forklift training to ensure forklifts are operated safely and that companies meet Health and Safety requirements.

The government Health and Safety Executive provide a number of in depth resources for safely operating forklift trucks in the workplace, but for reference check out our online Forklift Safety Guide.