Safety and efficiency are our number one priorities at Premier. And a warehouse cannot be efficient without its employees being as safe as possible at all times. Today’s warehouse equipment is designed with several safety features and accessories to further ensure that employees are comfortable and free of harm. The warehouse industry, however, has the highest injury and fatality rate out of any other industry, which can be largely associated with carelessness and misuse of equipment. Forklifts account for over 95,000 injuries and 100 deaths every year. Many of those injuries can be attributed to misuse and carelessness. Here are some examples of how not to use a forklift: Never stand on the forks during operation. Falls account for the most injuries in the workplace. OSHA weekly fatality report.