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- How to choose between a Reach Stacker and a Dedicated Container Handler
- Forklift Batteries Maintenance - Make Your Battery Last: Part 1
- How to get a forklift licence in Australia – FAQ’s
- Knowing your Forklifts Load Capacity
- Warehouse Safety Principles: 6 key guidelines to keep your workplace safe.
- Forklift Terminology Part 1: Introduction To Basic Forklift Features
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You may have seen a video making the rounds recently. It shows a forklift lifting another forklift in order to load a container on the back of a truck. Creative? Maybe. Dangerous? Hell yes!
In this post, we look at why this was a major safety fail, and what they could have done differently.
Choosing the right forklift is important for your business. It affects everything from operation costs, productivity, employee morale and stock management.
There are a large range of forklifts, and each one is designed to be used for specific jobs.
So how do you know what type you need for your business?
This year, a few major changes were made to the Australian Standards of the manufacturing of forklifts. The blog today not only discusses these changes but also when they must be complied with by the forklift manufacturing industry and how you can overcome these changes if you have a forklift which doesn’t comply to the new safety standards.
This year seems to be flying by, with end of financial year almost upon us.
We’ve put together 8 ways you can lower your materials handling costs in the lead up to EOFY.
Slips, trips and falls can happen in any workplace. Many employees have consequently suffered sprains, broken bones, back injuries, burns from hot surfaces or handling of hot fluids and bad cuts from sharp objects. As a result companies have had to face many financial, physical and emotional costs for the injured employees and their families. These falls and slips can be prevented and their severity reduced from some simple safety actions.
Within the materials handling industry, the commitment of companies to sustainability practices has been increasing in recent years. Companies are now beginning to see the benefits of incorporating sustainability concepts which save both money and resources. This week’s blog discusses the benefits of implementing sustainable practices in the materials handling industry.
When performing a forklift safety check, what exactly should you be looking for? We’ve spoken about this before in a previous blog post, but we thought we’d make it easier for you, so we’re giving away a free forklift safety and prestart checklist that you can print out, make copies of, and distribute throughout your workplace.
In our latest issue of Uptime Magazine we sent out a reader survey, asking you, our readers, what you thought of our magazine. We wanted to hear about what you loved and how you thought we could do better. We received lots of great feedback so thank you to all those who filled out the survey, and we welcome any more feedback you may have.
One of our readers asked us if we could write an article on sideloaders and how they are used in industries such as the timber industry, so here it is.
We all know it’s illegal to use a mobile phone whilst driving a car but what about when operating a forklift? Should it be illegal? This week we discuss the dangers of mobile use whilst driving a forklift in the warehouse.
Non-marking tyres are widely used to eliminate black marks on warehouse floors. Grocery or food processing plants are usually required to employ them in their factories namely for hygiene reasons. Non-marking tyres are available in solid, pneumatic, and cushion. This blog investigates a few main benefits and limitations for employing non-marking tyres in your warehouse.