Risk, the word itself sounds something vulnerable, it is the probability or threat of injury, damage, loss, liability or some negative occurrence which can be avoided with preventive approach. Hazard and risk have a consistent relationship with any work activities carried out on a work (e.g. construction) site.
Forklifts are extremely useful vehicles in the workplace if they are used properly and safely by competent and trained operators. Ensuring forklift safety is essential to avoid accidents.
Forklift trucks can be one of the most dangerous pieces of equipment in the workplace, if not handled with care and with due safety measures.