Forklifts vs. Pedestrians: Right-Of-Way

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13 min read Forklifts vs. pedestrians. Who has to stop? People on foot technically have the right-of-way. But some say powered industrial trucks should hold sway. Safety expert Jonathan Jacobi, of Underwriters Laboratories, tells how some companies ask walking workers to cede their right-of-way to multi-ton forklifts. Jonathan also explains how part of OSHA’s standard on powered industrial trucks has not changed since 1969. Jonathan is a Senior Environment, Health and Safety Advisor with UL Workplace Health And …

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