Maximizing Safety and Productivity in Cold Weather Forklift Operations 0
Keeping your forklifts maintained and your operators safe will be a task that falls primarily on you. But your employees are the ones who will need to recognize weather-related dangers and understand how to avoid them. Here are a few key elements to include in your training program.
Forklifts are found in most every warehouse, distribution centre and construction site. Constantly buzzing around, these vehicles perform an extremely important function; the safe and quick transportation of heavy objects or products.
If your operation involves transitions from indoor to outdoor forklift use, you’ll have to factor in some operator challenges that indoor workplaces don’t entail. Here are a few guidelines to keep in mind
Forklifts, Drivers and Winter... Be prepared! - Part 1 0
If your materials handling workplace involves both an indoor and an outdoor component (including an outdoor loading dock where you receive incoming shipments), then your safety and productivity requirements may be a bit complex—especially if you remain in operation during cold weather.