The warehouse is filled with potential dangers. Some are more visible like fully loaded racks with damaged uprights hit a few too many times by forklifts. While others are less obvious hazards like physically demanding, repetitive tasks that can lead to work-related injuries over time, especially with an aging workforce. Then, there are the new hires, if you can find them, who need to be trained and brought up to speed quickly. These are just a few reasons why it’s so vital to maintain a safe work environment.
Celebrating Forklift Safety Day
I think we all can agree that improving safety in the workplace is a continuous effort. In honor of National Forklift Safety Day, here are a few free events happening this week that can help make your facility a safer, more productive one.
- On Tuesday, June 8th at 9am ET Raymond’s President & CEO, Mike Field will participate in a special DC Velocity virtual event on how operations can use intelligent warehouse solutions to train operators and pedestrians in a warehouse setting. Register now.
- On Wednesday, June 9th at 12pm ET Raymond’s Vice President of Customer Solutions and Support Dave Norton and John Slavik, Senior Manager of Intelligent Warehouse Solutions will discuss how next generation learning technologies, like virtual reality, help educate lift truck operators and pedestrians on best practices in material handling environments. Register now for this LinkedIn Live event, Next-Generation Learning Technologies to Optimize Your Training Processes.
- Watch 5 Steps to Operator Safety on the Move
- Request a free Steps to Safety on the Move poster to display in your warehouse here.
A safer workplace helps keep your operations running smoothly, boosts productivity, and can increase employee job satisfaction. Learn more about all our forklift training programs. Or, contact us for additional ways we can help improve your operation, including other automation and ergonomic solutions.