Forklift Cameras- the Driver?s Aid for Forklift Ac tivities

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Forklift accidents caused due to heavy loading and poor visibility is the m
ajor concern today for warehouses/storehouses. Avoiding such incidents has  
become an obligation to avoid immobilisation of work. Intensive training, s
trategic hires and equipment upgrades are the essential steps taken, howeve
r ?visibility? still remains a big challenge.

So how do you avoid such incidents? How do you upgrade your technology to s
erve your employees better?

Wireless forklift cameras, thus answer all your queries. It is an invention
 which has gone a long way to contribute for the safety of employees with f
orklift. Let?s see how: Forklift cameras increases visibility in ev
ery possible environment. It is an instrument which can be mounted in all d
irections of the forklift truck. It assists the forklift operator to have a
 rear view of the back and sides. This in-turn helps with a number of activ
ities such as:

? Double-deep racking

? High and low racking heights

? Reading product and rack labels

? Indoor and outdoor lighting

? Video recording for verification, human resources, management and

Types of Forklift cameras:

A forklift camera may be categorised differently, depending upon the view t
hey provide.

Here are a few:

Carriage Views: Carriage views from a forklift, moves up and down with the  
forks of the forklift, giving a better vision at any fork level. This can b
e sorted into three different categories.

? Carriage fork level: This camera is the most exposed in terms of  
possible contact and damage. It is beneficial for fork elevation, fork inse
rtion and other limited views through and beneath the pallets for load plac

? Carriage Mid-level: This comes handy, when a fork-level view is n
ot possible. This allows the operator to see fork depth and side to side lo
cation more clearly.

? Carriage Load Backrest: These cameras are best suited for overvie
w in front of the carriage, fork depth and side to side view.

Mast Views: Safety, fork depth and side to side placement is the basic purp
ose of a mast view camera. This camera is a stationery to the forklift floo
r, this is because it doesn?t move up or down with the forks, makin
g it less expensive than other cameras.

Rear Views: These cameras are placed behind the forklift truck, letting the
 forklift operator to see moving targets, safe backing up for congested are
as and counterbalance trucks.

Having glanced at the different types of cameras lets point out a few benef
its of a forklift camera system:

? A forklift camera helps improve productivity

? It increases load time

? Helps eliminate trial and error time

? It reduces staffing

? Forklift cameras help increase safety for operators and products.

With so many plus points, a forklift camera system is thus an important req
uirement and one among the other forklift essentials. We at SharpEagle, hel
p assist you with all your forklift queries and solutions. Get your forklif
t assistance at for we assure guaranteed safety at your w

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