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Fleet risk management: Enhancing forklift operator safety

Friday, May 15, 2015

By: Keith Trumbull, VP, Material Handling Equipment, Element Fleet Management

As our Material Handling Equipment team talks with fleet managers and operations managers about what concerns them most, one topic that comes up consistently is safe operation of forklifts. That’s why I decided to write about it in my latest article for Fleet Management Weekly, “Forklift Operator Safety 101.”

Forklift operator safety 101

If you use forklifts in your company, you know that many of the problems arise from lack of proper operator training. OSHA regulations stipulate what that training should consist of – and I encourage you to read the article to find out more.

For a quick tutorial on various aspects of material handling equipment, feel free to check out these other blogs:

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And let me know if there’s a particular topic you’d like me to cover. 

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