Warehouse Safety: The Basics
Warehouses play a critical role in our economy. They tend to be fast-paced and busy environments which can give rise to many different types of hazards. As a result, more employee fatalities occur in warehouses than in most other workplaces, and thousands of injuries occur there every year.
This training program makes sure employees are informed about warehouse hazards and how to avoid them. Topics include:
- How pallet jacks work and their potential hazards
- How to use a pallet jack safely
- What to do when moving a load
- The special precautions to take on loading docks, inclines, and lift gates