forklift safety tips for pedestrians

Did you know that there are 20,000 forklift-related injuries annually in the United States? Do you usually work in an area where a forklift is running? If yes, then you must read this article, 10 Easy to Follow Forklift Safety Tips for Pedestrians, to be safe.

Before going to the tips, let’s talk first about the forklift pedestrian accident statistics. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health reported that there are 100 deaths every year caused by forklift strikes. 36% of the victims are pedestrians.

In addition, there are 20,000 injuries every year caused by forklifts in the United States. It equals 10% of all industrial accidents. [Continue reading…]