Safety Month

Fork lift safety: It’s no accident…

Safety Month is the UKMHA’s annual month-long fork lift truck safety campaign, running throughout October.

Working closely with media outlets, training companies, partner organisations and trade associations, the UKMHA seeks to raise safety awareness, thereby reducing the severity and frequency of lift truck accidents in the United Kingdom. For further information, click here.

For more information on this years’ Safety Month, you can sign up to our Newsletter. 

Every day, on average, three people are seriously injured and hospitalised in incidents involving fork lift trucks. However, these accidents are anything but ‘everyday’ for the injured, their colleagues, families and friends. The resulting injuries, including dislocations, amputations and long-bone fractures, change lives in an instant. This is why it’s so crucial that no accident – no matter how small – is overlooked.

Throughout the month, valuable safety resources from the Association and its Safety Partners were publicly available:

Forklift Safety Insights

Safety Posters

Fact Sheets

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