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Forklift Operator Ergonomics

November 30, 2012
Filed under: Forklift Operators - Safety & Guides
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Forklift Operator Ergonomics

Forklift operators spend a vast majority of their time sitting and twisting, resulting in a number of physical strains. After an eight hour shift one would expect to be, at least, at little sore and stiff.

This blog takes a look at the risks of operator discomfort and what operators and the businesses they work for can do to improve upon operator ergonomics.

What to Consider when Buying Forklift Parts

November 21, 2012
Filed under: Forklift Maintenance & Upkeep
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What to Consider when Buying Forklift Parts

If you are in the market for a forklift part, ensuring you purchase the correct one is important in guaranteeing the productivity of your business. This blog will highlight important tips you will need to consider when purchasing forklift parts as well as the different benefits of new and used parts, which you can use as a reference when choosing between the two.

Alternative Fuel Solutions

November 14, 2012
Filed under: Technology
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Alternative Fuel Solutions

With more alternative fuel and hybrid options emerging it is becoming difficult to keep up with the benefits and challenges each one entails. This blog will examine a number of alternative fuel sources that are making their way into the materials handling industry. 

7 ways Forklifts are Evolving

November 08, 2012
Filed under: Technology
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7 ways Forklifts are Evolving

Over the years, forklifts have been used to perform the same basic function, to move a heavy load, from one place to the other. Even though this function has remained the same, the technology that is used in order to get the job done is constantly evolving. This blog will explore seven significant ways the forklift has evolved in recent years.

The Dangers of not Wearing a Forklift Seatbelt & Who is to Blame if an Accident Occurs?

November 01, 2012
Filed under: Safety
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The Dangers of not Wearing a Forklift Seatbelt & Who is to Blame if an Accident Occurs?

We are all aware of the importance in safety when operating forklifts. A forklift can cause just as much injury as an average dump truck. Yet the refusal to comply with safety regulations has led to many dismissals and fines for both employees and employers. This blog will cover some important questions:
• What are the dangers of not wearing a seatbelt when operating a forklift?
• If an accident occurred, resulting in injury or death as a consequence of the operator not wearing a seatbelt, who should be held accountable?