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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 ]
Safety First
Wednesday, 23 March 2005
The Material Handling Equipment Distributors’ Association (MHEDA) will hold its 50th annual convention from April 30 to May 4 in Arizona. Held at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona, the convention’s focus is on “how you can transform your company”. Speakers will cover topics ranging from sales to succession planning. Learn about the latest products at the exhibitors’ showcase and share your views at a manufacturer-distributor relationship forum and roundtable di ... [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 17 March 2005
A major building products manufacturer reports that 57 per cent of all material damage is caused by forklifts. The late model, well-maintained forklifts of this large company are operated by experienced, certified operators. With an increase in the percentage of forklift operators who are trained, the aforementioned situation is occurring more frequently. Why are mature, well-trained people causing so much damage? [ Read more ]
Safety First
Thursday, 10 March 2005
Fork Lift Truck Association chairman Richard Baxter said the forklift industry showed a healthy obsession with raising standards at the conclusion of the awards ceremony at Birmingham’s Hilton Metropole. Hosted by Mr Baxter and FLTA vice chairman Paul Nichol, Fork Lift Truck Association’s Annual Awards for Excellence 2005 saw 11 awards presented, including a lifetime achievement award for recently retired Terry Foreman. The four awards for which everyone in the UK materials handling world ... [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 17 February 2005
A reader sent this comment: “A problem in Australia is the inconsistency of certification and training. There are some agencies where you can obtain a certificate in three hours.” [ Read more ]
Safety First
Thursday, 20 January 2005
Those who have not voted for the Fork Lift Truck Association’s Annual Awards for Excellence 2005 are reminded that the deadline for receipt of votes is Monday, January 31. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 20 January 2005
From January 10 to January 12, I attended the ProMat Material Handling Show in Chicago with Rodger Lamb of [ Read more ]
Safety First
Thursday, 16 December 2004
The growing Chinese market is the reason for the newly-opened German Engineering Federation (VDMA) representative office in Beijing, says VDMA managing director Dr Hannes Hesse. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 2 December 2004
An amazing 27 nominations have made it past the selection panel’s expert scrutiny to become finalists in the Fork Lift Truck Association’s Annual Awards for Excellence 2005. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 2 December 2004
Purchasing the right forklift can be very challenging. If buying new, beware of dealer numbers stating market share, reliability or low maintenance etc. The dealer or seller will tell you whatever he thinks will sell the truck. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Thursday, 18 November 2004
The US propane industry’s engine fuel efforts have been taken over by the Engine Fuel Coordinating Committee, formed by the Propane Education and Research Council at its October meeting. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 4 November 2004
The internet is having a strong impact on the way the equipment distribution industry conducts business, according to Associated Equipment Distributors, Inc. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 28 October 2004
Last year, the Fork Lift Truck Association and the Industrial Tyre Association warned of a looming industry crisis: the imposition of an EU directive which would place a ban on sending whole tyres to landfill sites ( News #132). [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 21 October 2004
The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) has claimed a victory over workplace accidents after the smooth and successful execution of its 2nd Annual Safety Conference at Warwick University. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
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