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Towards Improved Forklift Safety



Roger V. Bostelman


This paper is structured to first summarize information from special session papers presenting statistics and issues which define the forklift safety challenge. Following are current remedies presented and discussed during the session that can improve forklift safety. Last are discussions and recommendations to further improve forklift safety from the final discussion period of the special session. Some excerpts are copied directly from the papers and presentations from this session.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS) 2009
Conference Dates
September 21-23, 2009
Conference Location
Gaithersburg, MD


forklift safety, 3D LIDAR, OSHA, AGV, next generation, manual control assist


Bostelman, R. (2010), Towards Improved Forklift Safety, Proceedings of the Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS) 2009, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed May 21, 2024)


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Created June 30, 2010, Updated February 19, 2017