Forklift truck training is essential. The US Bureau of Labor provides statistics that should indicate to you and your business just how important forklift truck training is. Your drivers need to be trained and knowledgeable regarding how to properly operate a forklift. It is important not only to their safety but also to the welfare and safety of other employees to your company. According to the United States Bureau of labor of all of the accidents that have happened involving forklifts over 20,000 workers have been injured and 100 workers have been killed. Fork lift trucks are extremely dangerous. Fatalities occur due to operator error and negligence. Proper training will aid in reducing and ultimately eliminating these errors.