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May 14, 2014

Do you know when to replace your forklift tires?

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March 4, 2014

In last week’s post, “Choosing the right forklift tires,” we discussed three types of forklift tires – pneumatic, solid rubber and polyurethane.  Not to put too fine a point on it, though, most of us think of forklift tires in just two main categories.  The air or foam filled tires we categorize as pneumatic tires.  […]


Choosing the right forklift tires

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February 25, 2014
forklift tires, cushion tires, pneumatic tires

If you’re renting or buying a lift truck for the first time, choosing the right forklift tires is an essential part of the selection process.  While you might not know it, having the right tires on your forklift is as important as knowing the maximum load you’ll be asking it to lift and knowing just […]


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What We Talk About When We Talk About Forklift Training

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February 12, 2014
Forklift Training - call Hyundai Forklift of Southern California

We’re not sure the writer Raymond Carver ever talked about forklifts, but we do – a lot.  Sure, we are in the business, so the subject naturally comes frequently.  Unfortunately, almost daily forklift accidents are reported for all to read.  How can we help to cut down on these incidents?   Obviously, it’s not enough […]


Do you need to rent a forklift? We can help.

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February 4, 2014
Rent a forklift from Hyundai Electric Forklifts

In most cases forklifts are the most expensive piece of equipment that material handlers use in their day to day operation.  And when one or more of them is out of commission for any reason, it can cost you dearly to replace them.  That’s where Hyundai Forklift of Southern California comes in.  You ponder the […]


California Charges Ahead

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January 28, 2014
IndustrialPowerSource battery chargers meet and exceed CEC regulations

The State of California charges ahead.  It has been phasing in, over the past few years, a number of regulations governing how both large and small batteries are to be charged.  The one that will impact those of us in material handling went into effect January 1, 2014. The new law says that any large […]


Do Your Forklift Operators Need Forklift Safety Certification?

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January 21, 2014
Hands on forklift safety training

The New Year is upon us.  Do your forklift operators need forklift safety certification?.  Now is a good time to check your records and be sure that all of your drivers are OSHA certified.  Forklift operators are required by OSHA to undergo an evaluation once every 3 years, or when they’ve been assigned to operate […]


Can a Forklift Show be as exciting as CES?

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January 16, 2014

At the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) last week in Las Vegas, bendable TVs, smart watches, 3D printers, and mini-drones really wowed the attendees.  Can a forklift show be as exciting as CES?  We think so.  You’ll have a chance to see for yourself if you register to attend ModeX 2014.  Calling itself “The Greatest Supply […]


Guest Blogger: 3 Considerations for Training Forklift Technicians

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January 14, 2014
Congratulations you're now a fully trained forklift operator

We’ve been blogging for some years now and we’re avid blog readers as well.  Occasionally, we come across other bloggers who we think you might enjoy reading.  So, today we posting an article written by Tom Reddon of the National Forklift Exchange.  Here’s his post, then – Training staff can be a challenge for a […]


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Do you know when to replace your forklift’s tires?

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January 7, 2014
forklift tires, cushion tires, pneumatic tires

If you know when to replace your forklift’s tires, you’ll have it over most.  They say knowledge is king and when you use that knowledge to keep your lift trucks up and running you will be highly thought of.  Not as a king, perhaps, but highly thought of.  Good enough, don’t you think. A lot […]


Innovation

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January 2, 2014
Innovation

Innovation.  That’s what we’d like to talk about right now. Almost before you know it, though, it will also be something we must adopt and adapt in our daily business routine if we are to remain competitive.  It has always been necessary to innovate to remain successful.  From the wheel to Hyperloop, novel solutions have […]


Let’s Talk About Safety. Again!

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December 13, 2013
Forklift Safety

We’ve written a great deal about workplace safety in the past year. It’s not as if we like to go on and on about it too much, but then, maybe we do.  Our blog is not exactly the USA Today in terms of readership.  So, if we feel that we are able, through these posts, […]


Interesting Links

OSHA’s Top 10 violations for 2011 are:

  1. Lack of fall protection. (7,139 violations)
  2. Scaffolding violations (7.029)
  3. Hazard Communication (6,538 violations)
  4. Respiratory Protection (3,944 violations)
  5. Lockout/Tagout (3,639 violations)
  6. Electrical (Wiring) (3,584 violations)
  7. Powered Industrial Trucks (3,432 violations)
  8. Ladders (3,244 violations)
  9. Electrical (2,863 violations)
  10. Machine Guarding (2,556 violations)