Forklifts are used in warehouses, manufacturing plants, construction sites, freight terminals and many other locations where materials need to be moved. Forklifts ,or powered industrial trucks, are typically used to move heavy materials short distances. They come in a wide variety of models with different features for different purposes. Forklifts are irreplaceable in many workplaces. However, they are heavy and complex machines, operating in enclosed areas, carrying heavy loads. If they are not operated safely, they can be dangerous or even deadly.