Federal records show since 2010 there have been two dozen forklift deaths in Ohio alone. Last year, an employee at the Honda facility in Marysville was struck and killed by a forklift. In 2010, a worker was crushed between a forklift and a compressor at Marzetti Co. in Columbus.
Now, more companies are changing safety protocols to better protect and to avoid forklift-related injuries or death. There’s a push by safety advocates to raise safety standards in warehouses and with equipment. Many times it’s awareness, patience and care that are the keys to avoiding close calls.
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