Adding warning lights to your safety procedure can help eliminate injuries
Each individual working in an environment where forklifts are present has likely gotten the same spiel regarding the hazards of this almighty machine. Repetitive this lesson may be, it is unquestionably one of the most important lessons you will learn. It is crucial to realize that 40% of all forklift accidents involve pedestrians. The bright side? This can be avoided with awareness of ones surroundings and a little help from the Red-Zone Warning Light.
The Red-Zone shows pedestrians a lit section to designate where they should and should not be standing. This section is called the ‘Halo Zone.’ Once the light is attached to each side of your forklift, the lights themselves can be adjusted to expand the section in which you would like pedestrians to avoid. This helps to keep your employees feet intact and avoid collisions from rear-end swing.
Want to really step it up?
Pairing the Red-Zone light with a blue or red spot light increases awareness and creates maximum visibility as your forklift operators travel through narrow aisles and navigate turns. The combination will not only let pedestrians know the safety perimeters around your forklifts, but will also alert other operators of your presence The best part? Installation only take a few minutes and fits most makes and models.