Proper Forklift Operation Must be Observed at All Times
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Type:  Lessons Learned

Publisher:  Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, Savannah River Site

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Topics:  Occupational Safety and Health, Hoisting and Rigging

On June 5, 2017 two bottled air racks were tipped over when a forklift operator was attempting to move another bottled air rack. Forklift operators must maintain an awareness of their surroundings and observe proper fork lift operation at all times, including the use of spotter when appropriate. Work must be stopped when events occur to ensure hazards have been assessed and mitigated.

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