Forklifts & Warehouse Equipment in St Louis

5 Ways to Prevent A Forklift from Overturning

  • The forklift was invented in 1906 to help the Pennsylvania Railroad handle baggage. Much has changed in the years since, with forklifts becoming more powerful, more capable, and more common. Even though the technology has evolved over the years, the law of gravity remains the same — and with it, forklift injuries and deaths are still all too common. OSHA statistics cite nearly 35,000 serious and 61,000 non-serious injuries per year and an average of 82 deaths due to forklifts,…