Read our new Safety Talk - Forklift Safety Tips.

The following Toolbox Talk is intended to give a general overview of the most common safety hazards and controls related to lift trucks  (other  names include fork trucks, forklifts, hoisters, and others). It is not intended to address all safety hazards and controls. Always read and understand the operating manual before operating the first time.


Inspect the hydraulic hoses  for leaks and wear.  If a hose were to fail while lifting,  the load could  fall ...