OSHA estimates that 680,400 forklift accidents occur each year. These workplace accidents cause crushing and pinching injuries, which can result in permanent disability, amputation, or death.
Forklifts are powerful pieces of heavy machinery that are often used to move objects around a job site. Forklifts can be dangerous if used improperly or improperly maintained. In fact, forklifts can be one of the most dangerous tools on a job site. Forklift accidents can cause serious or permanent injury and even death.