Written on April 13, 2016 at 9:11 am, by BEB
It’s certainly not a new phenomenon in the warehouse, distribution centers or manufacturing facilities, but when injury rates are low or decreasing, a level of complacency begins to creep into the workplace that can have devastating consequences. Complacency on the part of forklift operators on the job is a significant factor that influences at risk behavior on the job. In the rest of this post we are going to discuss types of complacent human behavior that can cause injuries/accidents and then what can be done to fight complacency.
What causes forklift accidents?
There are a million different variables that can cause or contribute to a
forklift accident in a warehouse or manufacturing facility. While most workers know the hazards, the errors that can lead to these accidents