Forklift Safety Training

The Top 10 Reasons to Promote Forklift Safety

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July 9, 2013
Forklift Safety

If forklift safety is not a top priority with you, here are the Top 10 reasons it should be.  The Countdown… 10. Improper material handling can cause a forklift load to shift and fall off. This most likely will cost you money. 9. Driving a forklift too fast endangers the operator and others nearby, potentially injuring them.  […]


Forklifts can help after natural disasters

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June 4, 2013
Disaster Planning

After the recent natural disaster of the tornado that destroyed Moore, Oklahoma, forklifts were put to use loading emergency supplies on trucks headed to devastated area.  Because of this quick and effective response by these charitable organizations (some from as far away as the Mid-Atlantic states), a bad situation did not become worse. Do you […]


Forklift Safety Inspection

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May 16, 2013
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All forklifts are required by OSHA to undergo a visual safety inspection of all components before you start using them every day. OSHA demands, that prior to turning your forklifts, that you check the tire pressure, fluid levels, hoses, and chains. Then after starting up, you should then inspect the brakes, steering mechanism, battery, horn, […]


More Reasons to Use a Propane Forklift

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April 25, 2013
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A few weeks ago we talked about some of the reasons to use a propane forklift. It was mentioned, among the advantages were, that a propane forklift maintains 100% of its power throughout its use. Affordability, reliability, safety, and eco-friendliness were also touched upon. Today, we will expand a bit on what we said then […]


The Evolution of Forklift Technology

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April 23, 2013
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Although forklifts were first developed over 100 years ago, forklift technology has continued its evolution almost from day one. But in particular, the efforts put forth during both World War I and World War II, that helped spur the development of new forklift technology, might be considered the first “new age of forklifts.” During these […]


Forklift Training Equals Forklift Safety

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April 18, 2013
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Forklifts do present many different operating hazards, but if your forklift drivers receive proper forklift training and you emphasize the importance of forklift safety, it will help you minimize accidents in your workplace. It has been estimated that in the United States that there are almost 100 fatalities and almost 100,000 injuries as a result […]


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