Forklift batteries are one of the most crucial components of any warehouse; without these batteries, it’s impossible to transport large quantities of stock with the help of a forklift.
However, these batteries are notorious for containing a number of hazards that threaten the health and safety of your warehouse personnel. One of the biggest hazards? Hydrogen gas.
Hydrogen may be one of the formative elements of water and subsequently one of the most crucial elements to our survival — but when it’s not paired up with oxygen, hydrogen is highly dangerous.
During the everyday forklift battery removal and charging processes, flammable hydrogen gas is produced as a result of the chemical reactions taking place within the forklift battery. If a battery is being overcharged or overheated, even more hydrog (more…)
Feb 20 2015