Case study: Forklift safety

Forklift safety



The client, faced a forklift safety challenge requiring immediate attention. They implemented tracking chips for employees and forklifts but faced limitations. Sensfix introduced CCTV cameras and the Sens-Facility suite, including Sens-Data for video feed ingestion, Sens-AI for hazard detection, and Sens-rule Engine for alerts. The integration of cameras enhances safety by accurately monitoring proximity and enabling proactive intervention, eliminating human errors, and ensuring rapid responses without manual intervention.






The client was confronted with a significant challenge pertaining to forklift safety within their operational unit, necessitating immediate attention and intervention to mitigate the associated risks and ensure a safe working environment. To combat the issue, they are using tracking chips. Within the facility, both employees and forklifts are equipped with tracking chips to facilitate their precise location identification. A designated individual stationed in the control room assumes the responsibility of monitoring the proximity between forklifts and employees. If the tracking chips indicate excessive proximity, an alert is automatically generated to ensure appropriate action to be taken. While the solution of using tracking chips for employees and forklifts and monitoring their proximity in a control room can enhance safety, it may not be the optimum solution due to potential limitations. Factors such as signal interference, accuracy of tracking chips, false alerts, and dependency on human monitoring can impact its effectiveness and reliability.






Sensfix presents a holistic solution to effectively tackle the obstacles encountered by the client. The integration of CCTV cameras has been introduced to monitor the facility, providing surveillance over both employees and forklifts. Cameras provide real-time visual monitoring of forklifts and employees, allowing immediate identification of potential hazards and enabling proactive intervention to ensure safety. The solution is implemented through the utilization of a robust service management platform known as the ‘Sens-Facility suite.’ This comprehensive platform enables the direct integration of video feed from the facility’s installed cameras, offering improved accessibility and convenience for monitoring purposes. The accompanying application analyzes the video feed, utilizing advanced artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to detect potential hazards and enhance overall safety. In cases where a hazard is identified, the system promptly alerts the facility manager and raises an alarm if necessary.

Ultimately, this enhancement significantly elevates the overall safety standards within the facility for our client.






With the implementation of Sensfix solutions, the client experienced a range of advantageous outcomes, including:

  • The utilization of CCTV cameras enables accurate gauging of the distance between employees and forklifts, thereby mitigating human errors and proactively predicting potential collisions. 
  • Automated actions enable rapid proactive responses, eliminating the need for manual intervention and ensuring high reliability in near-real-time scenarios.
  • The solution’s reliability stems from its lack of human involvement, ensuring a seamless process with no intermediary tasks that could introduce errors or delays.