Forklift use targeted by Worksafe NSW

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Worksafe NSW (formerly WorkCover) is currently targeting companies operating forklift trucks in an effort to reduce the accidents and fatalities which have resulted from the use of forklifts.  The initiative is one of the high risk programmes being targeted under the new RoadMap launched in August 2016.  Worksafe NSW are hoping to assist companies meet their legal obligations and offer practical advice on how to keep people safe around operating forklift trucks.  As such Worksafe NSW are using a checklist for discussion purposes and a copy is available in this post.

Click here for the Safe Forklift Use – Checklist Discussion Guide

NOTE: RoadMap removed from site.  Current one can be found here


A word from the Managing Director: “We aim to establish long term, mutually beneficial working relationships, helping organisations grow and avoid the pitfalls that many fall into. Too many organisations feel their certification is a burden. We want to help organisations realise the business benefits of certification apart from meeting a statutory or customer requirement”