Forklifts (powered industrial trucks)

Different types of forklifts, or powered industrial trucks, present different hazards. Learn about those hazards and how to prevent injuries with these resources.


Powered industrial trucks - forklifts (OSHA)
This page is an overview of hazards and solutions specific to lift trucks and includes sample checklists.

Powered industrial trucks (forklifts) eTool (OSHA)
This electronic tool is a training resource for powered industrial trucks that provides general information to accompany a powered industrial truck operator program.  

Forklift safety toolbox talk (CPWR) [English]  [Spanish]
This short safety talk offers a basic overview of forklift safety, working well as a refresher training.

Field of vision video series (WorkSafe BC)
This series of five short videos provides information on protecting pedestrians from powered industrial trucks incidents.