You Know Quality When You See It

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December 5, 2013
Hyundai Series 9 receives Red Dot Award

You might have read our recent post on the Hyundai’s award winning 9 Series forklifts.  A great deal of time and effort, by Hyundai’s design team, has gone into the development of these innovative and environmentally friendly lift trucks.  If you read the specs and see the pictures, you know quality when you see it. […]


Why Will You Be Thankful This Thursday?

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November 21, 2013
The Four Freedoms and Thanksgiving Day

  Thanksgiving Day is an American and Canadian tradition, but many of us just don’t remember why we go to Grandma’s house, over eat and then fall asleep watching football on TV.  That the Pilgrims had a bountiful harvest after their first year on these shores, is the reason, or so we were told as […]


Renting A Forklift in Southern California

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November 19, 2013
renting a forklift in southern california

Are you ready for Black Friday, Super Saturday, and Cyber Monday?  Based on your past experience, you’re fully aware that renting a forklift in Southern California is an essential part of your Holiday planning strategy.  Sales, at this time of year, can be as much as 40% of your annual business income. So you know, […]


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When Forklifts Are Trending

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November 14, 2013
When forklifts are trending

It’s really too bad that when forklifts are trending, in the news that is, it’s usually just after some disastrous weather phenomena.  In 2005, forklifts were seen loading emergency relief supplies to be sent to the Gulf Coast to aid the victims of Hurricane Katrina.   Similarly rail cars and airplane cargo holds were videoed […]


An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth Tons of Cure

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November 12, 2013
An Ounce of Prevention

A planned maintenance program with Hyundai Forklift of Southern California is the remedy for “all that ails you” so to speak.  In other words, an ounce of prevention (our planned maintenance program) is worth tons of cure (your 4 ton Hyundai 15BRP is not out of service, but is up and running). Nowadays, because the […]


Red Dot Design Award for the New Hyundai 9 Series Forklift

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November 7, 2013
Hyundai Series 9 receives Red Dot Award

Since 2000, Hyundai Heavy’s Industrial Design research department has been continuously improving its forklift product range, enhancing both performance and utility. Ultimately this has resulted in the award-winning design of the new Hyundai 9 Series forklifts, available from autumn 2013. The Hyundai 9 Series forklift truck is reaping the rewards of the R&D team’s innovative […]


How is OSHA like the Spaghetti Western, “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly”

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November 5, 2013
OSHA, we can help

Elsewhere we’ve seen OSHA described as having three faces, a good one, a bad one, and an ugly one, thus answering our question of How is OSHA like the Spaghetti Western, “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.”  By revealing that both OSHA and the Movie have three faces.  And as in that movie, starring Clint […]


Baseball After The World Series

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October 29, 2013
baseball after the world series

Baring a rainout or a “snowout,” and either are possible at this time of year, the Baseball World Series will be over this coming Thursday October 31st.  We then will be into what we call baseball’s post-post season, but there’s still a lot of baseball after the World Series. For almost as long as the […]


Meet Carl Furdge, Parts Department Wizard

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October 24, 2013
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Has your old forklift just stopped running?  Are you afraid that you’ll not be able to find the parts to get it up and running again?  Meet Carl Furdge, Parts Department wizard. For over 25 years that Carl has been with Hyundai Forklift of Southern California, he has made a true science of keeping just […]


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Who’s Your Forklift MVP?

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October 22, 2013

At the end of the day, who’s your forklift MVP?  It’s not likely to be the guy who was the fastest out of the gate in that morning.  It’s the one who has learned the importance of taking mini breaks to stretch and ease muscle fatigue.  The shock and vibration that comes from operating a […]


Skilled Forklift Operators Are Still In High Demand

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October 15, 2013
Skilled forklift operators wallet card

Recently you may have read here or elsewhere about how material handling jobs have become more and more automated.  Despite the fact of this so called “robotization” of factories and warehouses, skilled forklift operators are still in high demand. Not all movement of heavy materials on job sites can be entirely performed by totally automated […]


Hyundai Launches NEW 10/13/15BTR-9 Series Electric Forklifts

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October 10, 2013
Hyundai Launches NEW 10/13/15BTR-9 Series Electric Forklifts

Norcross, GA – Hyundai Forklift, a leading material-handling equipment manufacturer, is pleased to announce the launch of their 10/13/15BTR-9 series 24 volt electric counterbalance forklifts. Operators can look forward to outstanding productivity, maneuverability, easy maintenance and comfort with these forklifts, which are ideal for applications requiring a tight turning radius such as distribution centers, loading docks and […]


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)