Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklifts)

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Jan 22, 2017
Forklift Safety

http://www.lni.wa.gov/Safety/Topics/AToZ/PoweredIndustrialTrucks/

This page contains links to resources and regulations for their safe operation.

Source: WA Department L&I

Jan 22, 2017
Quick Facts for employees/Datos Rápidos para trabajadores: Gas-powered forklifts: carbon monoxide poisoning/Montacargas operados con gas: envenenamiento por monóxido de carbono

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHApubs/factsheets/qf010.pdf

Gas-powered forklifts produce poisonous carbon monoxide gas when their motors are running. You can be poisoned when you operate a gas-powered forklift indoors if there is not enough ventilation with fresh air

Source: Oregon OSHA

Jan 22, 2017
OSHA eTool: Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklift)

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/poweredindustrialtrucks/index.html

This eTool, which identifies forklifts commonly used in general industry, provides a review of potential hazards and a summary of key OSHA requirements and industry-recommended practices for forklift operations.

Source: OSHA

Aug 01, 2005
Safety and Health Topics: Powered Industrial Trucks

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/poweredindustrialtrucks/index.html

This website links to resources that provide safety and health information relevant to powered industrial trucks.

Source: OSHA

May 01, 2004
Protecting Young Workers: Prohibition Against Young Workers Operating Forklifts

http://www.osha.gov/dts/shib/shib093003.html

Protecting Young Workers: Prohibition Against Young Workers Operating Forklifts .

Source: OSHA