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4 Common Forklift Accidents – And How to Prevent Them

As fun as they look to operate, forklifts are a serious workplace hazard. OSHA estimates that there are 110,000 forklift accidents each year and that an American worker is killed in a forklift-related accident every three days. ThereÔÇÖs no question that the human costs are high, but forklift accidents hurt financially, too. ┬áAccording to the┬áNational Safety Council, these accidents cost employers an average of $48,000 per work-related┬ádisabling injury┬áand $1.39 million per death.