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Wednesday, 24 August 2005
Stuart Jacover believes that adding value for a customer will transform the sales process from a low-price-wins-all quote to a "value proposal". [ Read more ]
Your Focus
 
Thursday, 25 August 2005
Two months after publishing the results of a survey on thorough examination, Consolidated Fork Truck Services (CFTS) says its accredited scheme for the examination has reached critical mass. [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 18 August 2005
The Fork Lift Truck Association’s annual awards for excellence 2006 will be at the Birmingham Hilton Metropole on Saturday, February 11. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
 
Thursday, 11 August 2005
Today, the mobile equipment operator safety training marketplace offers two programs from which to choose, open enrolment or onsite operator training. Deciding which program is right for your mobile equipment training requirements can be a dilemma. [ Read more ]
Safety First
 
Thursday, 11 August 2005
FBI-LEEDA and National Equipment Register (NER) are holding free, one-day summits to help equipment owners, insurers and law enforcers combat heavy equipment theft. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
 
Thursday, 4 August 2005
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has presented the Statistics Outstanding Merit Award to more than 50 equipment manufacturing companies to honour their 2004 performance in AEM’s statistical reporting programs. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
 
Thursday, 28 July 2005
An Australian glass manufacturer was fined A$310,000 (USD234,236) this week, one of the highest workplace fines imposed in Victoria, after a November 2001 workplace accident. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
 
Thursday, 14 July 2005
Many employers use students and other young workers to augment their workforces during holiday periods. If you are one of the thousands of workplaces hiring students, it is vital to give them the training and protective equipment necessary to ensure their on-the-job safety, before they begin. [ Read more ]
Safety First
 
Thursday, 14 July 2005
The National Fork Lift Safety Conference, organised by the Fork Lift Truck Association, had a successful third staging on June 29. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
 
Thursday, 30 June 2005
WorkSafe Victoria has launched new industry guidance material to highlight the dangers of forklifts in the workplace. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
 
Thursday, 23 June 2005
WorkSafe is urging forklift users to review safety practices after a company was convicted and fined AUD10,000 (USD7,783) for not maintaining a safe working environment. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
 
Thursday, 16 June 2005
Whether you are an employer, manager, supervisor or leading hand, if your company employs mobile equipment operators, there are a few things you must know to prevent accidents, reduce machine and product damage, minimise the possibility of liability and, most importantly, ensure everyone in your workplace goes home at the end of the day. Some people assume training ends once certification is granted. Nothing could be further from the truth. [ Read more ]
Safety First
 
Thursday, 9 June 2005
A Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) awareness survey showed almost half the forklift users interviewed did not know what Thorough Examination (TE) was. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
 
Thursday, 2 June 2005
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is now accepting entries for its 2004-05 “Measures of Success” marketing communications awards. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
 
Thursday, 12 May 2005
Every company should have a comprehensive safety program to ensure employees receive on-the-job equipment training, including initial and ongoing safety education relevant to the company’s particular business activities. If your company has not already implemented such a program, doing so now will help prevent workplace injuries and be a major contributing factor in lessening mechanical downtime ... [ Read more ]
Safety First
 
Thursday, 12 May 2005
A study by Global Insight Inc, Steel Markets: Causes and Factors Affecting Steel Prices in the Near and Medium Term, has been released to members of three trade groups. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
 
Thursday, 5 May 2005
The North American Performance Standard for Casters & Wheels, developed and administered by the Institute of Caster & Wheel Manufacturers (ICWM), is ready for sale and distribution. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
 
Thursday, 28 April 2005
The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) is organising the National Fork Lift Safety Conference on June 29 at Warwick University in the UK. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
 
Thursday, 21 April 2005
Transport workers and employers are invited to submit entries for the WorkSafe Victoria Awards 2005. WorkSafe executive director John Merritt said the awards celebrated innovative health and safety measures that reduced risks in the workplace and had potential to benefit the whole community. “This year WorkSafe is particularly keen to receive entries in the categories of Health & Safety Representative of the Year, Health & Safety Committee of the Year and Small Business,” he said. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
 
Thursday, 14 April 2005
The ‘finger in the dike’ is a metaphor for many elements of modern life and, perhaps appropriately so, the Dutch may have that proverbial finger in a new strategy of graduated operator certification. I am told there is a new system in Holland where a less intensive system of certification is available for people who only occasionally use a forklift and are not engaged in more stability sensitive operations. My first altruistic thought was no, a full course of instruction of eight to 40 hours should be a minimum for even the most casual operation. After all, the forklift still has dangerous capabilities at any time, right? [ Read more ]
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