The purpose of this safety program is to establish guidelines for the safe use of industrial trucks, including forklifts and motorized hand trucks, in order to prevent injuries and property damage.
It is the responsibility of all employees who operate or work around industrial trucks to adhere to the guidelines set forth in this safety program. The company will provide training to all employees who operate industrial trucks.
Employees who operate industrial trucks will receive training on the following:
Safe Operation of Industrial Trucks:
Employees who operate industrial trucks must follow these guidelines:
Personal Protective Equipment:
Employees who work around industrial trucks must wear the following PPE:
Inspection and Maintenance:
Industrial trucks must be inspected and maintained according to manufacturer specifications and company procedures. Defective equipment must be removed from service until it is repaired or replaced.
Employees who operate or work around industrial trucks must be aware of the following hazards:
Loading and Unloading:
Employees who load or unload industrial trucks must follow these guidelines:
Employees who work around industrial trucks must follow these guidelines:
All accidents involving industrial trucks must be reported to the supervisor immediately. An investigation will be conducted to determine the cause of the accident and corrective action will be taken to prevent future accidents.
This safety program will be reviewed and revised as necessary to ensure its effectiveness. All employees will be notified of any changes to the safety program.
This safety program is not intended to be all-inclusive, but rather a guideline for the safe use of industrial trucks. Employees must use good judgment and take all necessary precautions to prevent injuries and property damage.