From decades ago, forklift operations have never been an easy task! Due to heavy loading, forklift operators tend to make blunders, which in-turn leads to accidents and damage.
As a warehouse/storehouse manager, it would become a vital requirement to reduce such accidents, if not avoided. However, even if one considers intensive training, strategic hires and equipment upgrades as significant steps taken, ‘Vision’ still remains the biggest challenge for the operators.
In today’s world, everyone sees their life safety and avoid dangerous task to perform. But what about forklift safety?
The environment in which forklifts operator works that can be very hectic and dangerous. When lifting goods above 6m in height it is not easy for a seated forklift operator looking upwards to correctly judge movements and the positioning and it cause damaged goods/equipment or falling goods because it is not possible for an operator to see rare and front while placing and moving the goods.
Workplace accidents are no joke. Apart from the obvious danger aspect for anyone involved, they can be highly costly to any company. It makes sense, from any angle to have safety considerations and provisions in place. Apart from the obvious safety considerations, one that is consistently recognized but disregarded is forklift safety. Forklifts are excellent pieces of equipment, and they have their place in many workplaces.READ MORE
The competitive world of today has evolved dynamically. Earlier, the area of focus used to be revenue generation by and large. But now the industries focus on higher work- efficiency, higher productivity, smooth warehouse and distribution management and high quality of product. Apart from these areas, each industry has started putting safety in the top of the priority list.READ MORE