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Common Types of Accidents Involving Forklifts

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Table of Contents

1. Summary
2. Types of accidents involving forklifts
3. Why choose Lift Part Warehouse to buy Forklift Parts?
4. Takeaways

Summary

Forklifts are one of the most commonly used pieces of machinery in warehouses and factories. Unfortunately, they are also one of the most common causes of accidents in these workplaces. Here are some types of accidents involving forklifts:

Types of accidents involving forklifts

The common types of accidents involving forklifts include:

  1. Collisions involving pedestrians.

  2. Incorrect use of forklift attachments such as forks/tines/prongs/forks, etc.

  3. Falls from raised platforms by the worker using the forklift attachment.

  4. Forklifts drive over people who are standing in its path.

  5. Scaffold collapse by workers on top due to forklift fork attachments.

  6. Electrocution from forklift fork attachments.

  7. Collisions involving forklifts driving into each other forklift attach fork mounts.

  8. Incorrect use of forklift accessories such as fork covers and forklift forks, forks/tines/prongs/forks, etc.

  9. Falls from raised platforms by the worker using a forklift fork attachment.

  10. Loads falling from forklifts due to overloaded or too heavy for the forklift truck to handle safely and securely during transport by a forklift attachment such as a forklift or electric counterbalanced forklift etc.

  11. Scaffold collapse by workers on top due to incorrect use of a variety of forklift fork attachments, forklift forks, forks/tines/prongs/forks fork truck attachments, or electric counterbalanced forklifts.

  12. Forklifts driving over people who are standing in their path forklift fork attachment.

  13. Collisions involving forklift trucks driving into each other for fork trucks mount problems.

  14. Incorrect use of forklift accessories such as fork covers and forklift forks, forks/tines/prongs/forks, etc.

  15. Falls from raised platforms by the worker using a forklift fork attachment.

  16. Loads falling from forklifts due to overloaded or too heavy for the forklift truck to handle safely and securely transport by a variety of forklift fork attachments fork truck forklift fork adapter forklifts, electric forklifts, etc.

  17. Scaffold collapse by workers on top due to incorrect use of a variety of forklift fork truck adapters or electric forklifts.

  18. Forklifts drive over people standing in their path, forklift forks, forks/tines/prongs/forks, etc.

  19. Collisions involving forklift trucks driving into each other forklift mount problems.

  20. Electrocution from forklift accessories such as fork covers and electric counterbalanced forklifts aerial work platforms forks/tines/prongs/forks etc.

If you want to avoid accidents from forklifts, see the video below:

Why choose Lift Part Warehouse to buy Forklift Parts?

There are many reasons why you should consider Lift Part Warehouse when looking to buy forklift parts. We have a wide selection of parts available, and our prices are unbeatable. In addition, we offer fast shipping.

We have been in the business of selling forklift parts for over two decades, and we know what it takes to provide our customers with top-quality parts that meet their needs. We only carry OEM parts from leading manufacturers, so you can be sure that you're getting the best possible quality when you purchase from us.

If you're looking for a reliable and affordable source for forklift parts, Lift Part Warehouse is the place to go. Contact us today to learn more about our products and services.

Takeaways

  • Collisions involving forklifts driving into each other forklift attach fork mounts.

  • Falls from raised platforms by the worker using a forklift fork attachment.

  • Forklifts drive over people standing in their path, forklift forks, forks/tines/prongs/forks, etc.