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A forklift work platform is a unit or cage that is integrated (built in), or designed to be supported on the forks of a lift truck.
Work platforms that are used to elevate (lift or raise) workers must provide appropriate support and safety measures. Generally speaking, these platforms are either commercially manufactured, or designed and certified by a professional engineer for this specific purpose.
In most cases, work platforms that support workers should only be used if other methods are not available, such as ladders, scaffolds, other elevating work platforms, etc.
When on a raised work platform, workers may be at risk of:
Always make sure that:
Workers in the work platform: