3 Forklift Safety Solution - Improve Safety at Your Workplace
June 3, 2022
One of the common pieces of equipment on any worksite, the forklift, is a powerful industrial truck used to lift and transport heavy loads. Even though these are of great assistance, they can also be a source of great danger and mishaps. To ensure the safety of your worker, therefore, it is crucial to provide training as well as implement of forklift safety solution at your workplace.Effective training and implementation of safety solutions are therefore of great importance to ensure worker’s safety.According to OSHA statistics, there are roughly 85 forklift fatalities and 34,900 serious injuries each year. With 42 % of the forklift fatalities from the operator’s being crushed by a tipping vehicle. And if accidents happen, the company is liable to compensate & pay the affected personnel.
Here’s a look at some more alarming stats:
1. 14,900 serious claims every year.
2. 195 muscular stress while carrying or lifting objects.
3. 17% muscular stress while handling objects/products
4. 40% of these issues are from food products and fabricated metal product manufacturing industries.
From the stats, it’s quite evident that thousands of people are injured or even killed on the job. Most of these injuries can be prevented by implementing long-term safety measures at your worksite and providing safety solutions. There are 3 different forklift safety solutions you can implement at your job site. Let’s see what are these and how it helps your employees avoid mishaps.
A collision avoidance system improves your visibility so you can be confident, comfortable, and in control while on the road. It’s not just for the driver, but also for pedestrians, bicyclists, and other drivers on the road. Using this system you can prevent accidents from occurring. Here are the top features:
SharpEagle’s Fork-View Camera system is an ideal solution for warehousing and storage operations where inventory is stored high on racks. With our camera system, visibility increases, thereby reducing the risk of misjudging the positioning of the forks. Some of the features of SharpEagle’s Fork View Camera Solution:
Even though forklifts can reach a speed of 10mph, they are meant to be driven within the designated speed limits. Statistics show that over-speeding is one of the major contributing factors to fatalities or serious injuries. The following features in SharpEagle’s Forklift Speed Limiter solution take care of these issues:
• 2 speed with easy activation
• Over speeding alarm
• Prevent the loss of engine power
• Available in 12 V & 24 V
Safety First is Safety Always! It’s always better to be safe than be sorry later. You can never go wrong if you keep the safety of your employees your top priority. If you would like to know more about our forklift safety solution please contact us at SharpEagle Technology
SharpEagle strives to make industrial atmospheres safe and secure with our state-of-the-art products and services. By using top-quality safety products, we ensure your site is highly secure and continues to perform tasks with utmost efficiency. Our product range includes Forklift Safety solutions and Forklift Safety Lights. We have expanded our horizon in 8 countries including UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, India, and the UK. Want to safeguard your site from unnecessary hazards? Connect with us to stay clear of such mishaps.
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