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4 Important Forklift Safety Tips

Material Handling Best Practices, Tips, Information and More from Toyota


  1. Forklift Safety TipsKeep it separated. Use different aisles for pedestrian passageways and material flow.

  2. Use guards and barriers. Physical barriers assure that pedestrians and material handling equipment do not come into contact with each other.

  3. Use warning lights and back up alarms. Also, crossing drop arms at intersections are a good idea to reduce injury potential at crossing points.

  4. Make sure all material handling operators have been trained and know the rules on workplace safety and pedestrian/equipment interaction.


To learn more safety precautions, contact your local Toyota Forklift dealer and request a site safety survey.

For pricing, parts & more, click here to find a dealer near you.

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