TITLE

Forklift: apply that handbrake

AUTHOR(S)
Meczes, Robin
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Motor Transport;2/15/2007, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on an urgent safety warning issued by the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) for lift truck operators about the need for constant operator monitoring and training after two forklift drivers were killed in separate accidents in Great Britain. The first accident involved a newly trained operator who got out of a telescopic handler without applying the handbrake. The second accident involved an experienced operator working with a forklift who did not fully apply the handbrake.
ACCESSION #
24349077

 

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