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Thursday, 7 September 2006
Employers must ensure only well-trained operators drive forklifts or face liability. By Terry Troutman. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
Thursday, 31 August 2006
A new online safety tool for forklift drivers will be trialled by delegates in the weeks leading up to the Fork Lift Truck Association’s (FLTA) 2006 safety conference. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 24 August 2006
Two fatal UK forklift incidents have prompted the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) to urge employers to regularly monitor forklift operators. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 17 August 2006
Training delivered on any equipment other than that which the operator is assigned to use is not acceptable. Any performance evaluation performed outside the operator’s workplace is not acceptable. Those kinds of operator training are non-compliant and therefore unacceptable. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Thursday, 27 July 2006
The UK Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) has opened nominations for its 2007 awards for excellence, popularly known as the Archies. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 20 July 2006
Your training efforts will eventually lead to an evaluation in which trainees demonstrate their knowledge and/or skills. However, a successful evaluation does not necessarily mean no further training is required. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Thursday, 13 July 2006
The US Department of Labour’s Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has fined a Chicago company USD165,200 after a worker fell from a forklift and died. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 29 June 2006
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) held an open house last Thursday to showcase its new headquarters and inform visitors on its work and the industry it serves. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 22 June 2006
As a trainer, you must take deliberate, calculated steps in the classroom and in the field to evaluate your trainees’ level of understanding. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Thursday, 15 June 2006
A Victorian County court this week fined P&O Ports Ltd AUD500,000 (USD369,800) after a worker fell more than eight metres into the hold of a ship and died. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 8 June 2006
According to Inside ICHCA, ICHCA Australia Ltd’s monthly e-newsletter, a critical shortage of skilled workers in the AUD60 billion (USD44.5billion)-a-year transport and logistics industry could threaten the country’s future economic growth. A major contributing factor to the skills shortage was the industry’s low profile among job seekers. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 1 June 2006
The inaugural CONEXPO Asia 2006 attracted more than 13,100 visitors from more than 75 countries. Top attendee nations were China, Australia, the USA, Korea and India. International visitors accounted for 18 per cent of total attendance. Chinese attendees included those from Hong Kong and Macau. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 25 May 2006
Employees can suffer painful cramps and lose sensitivity in fingers, hands and arms when exposed to vibration and shocks from machinery. Other symptoms of exposure to body vibration are tiredness, nausea, blindness, dizziness, back problems, seasickness, reduced accuracy and dislocation of internal organs, writes Safety First guest contributor Dirk Zeinstra this week. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Thursday, 25 May 2006
Consolidated Fork Truck Services (CFTS) said in a statement that it had received reports some dealers were supplying forklifts without providing thorough examination certificates, which are a UK legal requirement. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 18 May 2006
The Industrial Truck Association (ITA) and the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) have renewed an alliance aimed at protecting workers from forklift hazards. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 18 May 2006 News is pleased to have Rob Vetter join us as a Safety First contributor. He has more than 20 years' experience in mobile equipment training systems and is currently the technical director of Ives Training Group in Blaine, Washington, USA. In his inaugural column, Rob brings us back to to basics by giving succinct answers to the question: "Why train?" If you are interested in writing for News, please email [ Read more ]
Safety First
Thursday, 27 April 2006
Regulatory authority WorkSafe Victoria says its inspectors will take action against companies that use inadequately designed telehandlers as mobile cranes. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 20 April 2006
The new Korea Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (Kocema) president says he will help lead members to global prominence through co-operation in acquiring greater technology. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 13 April 2006
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is hosting a marketing seminar for entry level and seasoned marketers from June 4 to June 6 at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore, Inner Harbour, in Maryland. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 23 March 2006
John Geary believes on-board computers on forklifts will empower operators to do jobs in warehouses. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
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