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Wednesday, 6 September 2017
For trainer Rob Vetter, safety is not an option, it’s an imperative. [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 30 August 2017
On the eve of Safetember, Peter Harvey has some poignant reminders. [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 19 July 2017
Forklifts are a vital tool for a range of industries, but Prospero Girardi argues that to add value, they need to be well maintained. [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 28 June 2017
We've all heard of the promise of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), but how is it emplyed and how is its benefit measured. Jeff Elliott explains. [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 21 June 2017
Materials handling expert Tracy Brooks reveals some of the trends to watch out for in the automotive supply chain as we approach 2018. These trends, of course, impact on many other industries as well. [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 7 June 2017
The award-winning FLTA National Fork Lift Safety Conference prides itself on a program packed with peer-to-peer learning opportunities. Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) chief executive Peter Harvey explains why and hints at what delegates can expect from this year’s program. [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 17 May 2017
Fleet managers often ask how often companies should refresh their forklift operators’ skills to comply with the law. Stuart Taylor explains there are guidelines but, ultimately, it comes down to company policy. [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 1 February 2017
Veteran trainer Rob Vetter gives his view on the fast and furious approaches to forklift driving. [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 5 April 2017
Solid safety policies and discipline are needed in the face of growing risk-taking in workplaces, according to David Huisman. [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 29 March 2017
Special environments require unique approaches, according to Nick Welch. [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 23 March 2017
The FLTA is putting its new Quality Manager out on the road to ensure the highest standards, according to Peter Harvey. [ Read more ]
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Tuesday, 14 March 2017
Businesses whose employees routinely work at height appreciate that to comply with safety regulations, they must use appropriate access equipment, yet those undertaking only occasional or seasonal activities may be unclear about their responsibilities, according to Allan Parsons. [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 8 March 2017
With renewed interest in lithium-ion batteries, many overlook options like fuel cells. Isidor Buchmann summarises the state of play. [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 1 March 2017
Training isn’t enough, especially when staff do the same thing over and over again, warns Stuart Taylor . [ Read more ]
Safety First
Tuesday, 17 January 2017
Workplace safety depends on well-serviced, reliable equipment, as Naomi Webb explains. [ Read more ]
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Tuesday, 17 January 2017
One of these days these forklifts are gonna walk all over you, warns Danny Maron. [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 28 December 2016
As warehouses strive for improved efficiency, one solution is cramming more stock into less space, as Kristin Lelewicz advises. [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 21 December 2016
Rob Vetter recently helped deliver a series of training sessions on forklifts for California OSHA enforcement and consultation personnel. The timing was interesting ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 14 December 2016
Changes to weighing legislation, such as the recent Chain of Responsibility (CoR) laws in Australia and the global SOLAS (Safety Of Lives At Sea) regulations, have had repercussions for forklift fleet operators, according to Bill Ambrose. [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 2 November 2016
A recent case has highlighted the vital need for employers to thoroughly check and assess new employees’ forklift training and skills before they get behind the wheel of a truck, according to Stuart Taylor . [ Read more ]
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