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Maximizing Forklift Safety Through Effective Warehouse Floor Markings in Saskatoon

Forklifts, like any heavy machinery, come with their own set of safety risks. Thankfully, many of those risks can be mitigated through training and proper organization. One such example of this is using effective warehouse floor markings to provide visual reminders and cues for your employees so they know exactly what to do and where to do it to keep everyone safe. 

How Floor Markings in a Warehouse Improve Forklift Safety

Just as roads have markings to tell drivers what to do, floor markings direct the flow of foot and heavy machinery traffic around your warehouse. Interior line painting and floor markings help minimize liability risks while maximizing efficiency and safety, something every business ought to emphasize. While this can be a large investment, it also comes with major benefits, namely reducing the likelihood that someone gets hurt, which translates to money saved by reducing liabilities and avoidable accidents.

Choosing to cover the warehouse floor with markings does more than keep employees safe, too. It can boost productivity by creating easily followed visual directions that maintain order and efficiency in the workplace. More efficient productivity translates to greater opportunity for profit.

Create Permanent Aisles to Divide Foot and Vehicle Traffic

If your warehouse has shared spaces where both people walking and those operating heavy machinery will be together, creating permanent aisles and passageways helps to protect everyone involved. Aisles for each type of traffic provide peace of mind for everyone involved.

Ensure Visible Signals Cue Workers on Work and Traffic Flow

While in an ideal world, everyone would know where they should be without direction, the truth is that even with proper training, it can be a lot of work to remember every last detail. Floor markings provide visual reminders and cues that can outline workstations, indicate areas that may be hazardous or direct traffic flow to keep someone from being in the wrong place at the wrong time. 

Reduce the Likelihood of Workplace Accidents

All of these safety measures help reduce the likelihood of a forklift accident. Accidents are more than a financial liability; they also cause distress for the workers involved. Not only will proper floor markings keep everyone safe, but they also send a message to your employees that you value their well-being. 

Streamline the Training Process for New Employees

Onboarding and forklift training are costly enough without extra complications. Learning to navigate a new warehouse environment can take time and effort, but with proper floor markings, new employees have visual cues that streamline the process. With bright, easily seen and understood line markings, your new staff will be able to acclimate quicker, improving productivity and safety during the onboarding process.

Establish Order With Effective Warehouse Floor Markings in Your Saskatoon Business

At EverLine Coatings, we understand the importance of ensuring a warehouse is easy to navigate, and that’s why we emphasize our interior floor marking services to any industry, from agriculture and healthcare to manufacturing and retail. Each of our team members has completed proprietary training for each type of service they provide so you can rest assured that the job will be done right the first time.

If you’re ready to improve productivity and safety in your Saskatoon warehouse, trust us to handle the interior painting. We’ll work with you to understand the ideal flow of traffic and ensure your employees have clear boundaries and instructions to keep them safe as they work. We do all of this with durable, colorful paint and clear lines, granting you a cost-effective and efficient solution to boost safety protocols during operations. Once the job is done, we’ll make sure you get what you paid for with a full evaluation, including reports with before and after photos. 

Check out our warehouse floor markings and interior line painting services today to get started.

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Phone: (306) 683-3478

3330 Wells Ave.
Saskatoon, SK S7K 5W6

General Manager – Nigel Baxter

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