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DuPont Sustainable Solutions looks at the other side of forklift safety

tire inspectionDuPont Sustainable Solutions announces the release of Forklifts: Inspect, Recharge, Refuel, a new safety training program that goes beyond operational forklift safety training and reviews the steps for forklift inspection, engine refueling, and battery charging.

Forklifts: Inspect, Recharge, Refuel, available now on DVD and coming soon as an interactive online course, stresses that operating a forklift is only one side of forklift safety and that inspections and maintenance are equally important to avoid potential hazards.

The program identifies general guidelines for pre-operational inspections, as well as inspections performed while the engine is running. It also cites specific dos and don'ts for examining electric, internal combustion, and liquid propane (LPG) forklifts.

Forklifts: Inspect, Recharge, Refuel offers practical safety advice on refueling gasoline- and LPG-powered forklifts. The program discusses specific hazards for each and prevention measures that should be taken.

Finally, the program examines the risks of recharging a forklift battery and provides tips on clamps, battery acid, vent caps, voltage levels, charging rates, and the importance of eye-washing stations and proper ventilation.

Forklifts: Inspect, Recharge, Refuel is available now in English and will be available in Spanish and Portuguese. Additional information is available by calling 800-861-2221 or emailing sales@training.dupont.com. A free online preview is accessible at www.training.dupont.com.

DuPont Sustainable Solutions, one of 13 DuPont business groups, is an integrated global services and technology delivery business. Its offerings are combined into four practice areas: Safety Resources, Sustainable Operations, Training Solutions and Clean Technologies. Together they offer consulting services, products and technologies that help organizations protect people and the environment, use assets more efficiently and improve worker skills and performance. Our training solutions have been used by more than 190,000 employee development professionals in 129 countries to help transfer knowledge and sustain business competitiveness.

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