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Monday, 20 October 2014
As a procurement consultant, Ron Larimer recently found himself sourcing forklifts for a client who acquired a company with a fleet of trucks. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
Monday, 13 October 2014
It’s all very well to train the operators, but Rob Vetter asks: what about the supervisors? [ Read more ]
Safety First
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
When accidents involving forklifts occur, often the first question is “what did the operator do/not do?” It’s inevitable. But Nick Welch suggests we look at the bigger picture. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Monday, 15 September 2014
Rising fuel costs and environmental consciousness are driving the push towards alternative fuels, as Cheryl Bikowski notes. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
Tuesday, 2 September 2014
Trainer Danny Maron goes to the movies... [ Read more ]
Safety First
Tuesday, 26 August 2014
Stuart Taylor warns that cost-cutting and expedience carry significant risks. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Tuesday, 12 August 2014
Cheryl Bikowski offers five tips to improve efficiencies among forklift fleets. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
Tuesday, 29 July 2014
Rob Vetter looks at some issues associated with working off the ground. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Tuesday, 22 July 2014
When dealing with forklift batteries, it is extremely important to change and charge them safely, according to Steve Yates. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
Tuesday, 15 July 2014
This section normally looks at some complex issues, but this column by Laura Holland addresses some broad forklift safety issues. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Tuesday, 8 July 2014
Qualifications on one machine do not guarantee competence on other equipment, warns Nick Welch. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Tuesday, 24 June 2014
With increasing controls on emissions, Bill Redmond argues it’s time to look seriously at electric forklifts. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
Monday, 9 June 2014
Technology can be applied to all aspects of materials handling for improved efficiency and safety, according to Ron D'Ambrosio. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
Tuesday, 3 June 2014
Economic recovery means more temporary staff, and Richard Shore warns that this increases safety concerns. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Monday, 5 May 2014
Rob Vetter writes an open letter to employers. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Tuesday, 22 April 2014
As order pickers are designed to operate at height, it is necessary to understand the extra operating procedures that will apply. Steve Reynolds examines five key safety measures to consider when operating order pickers within a warehouse. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
Monday, 14 April 2014
Trainer Danny Maron gets "a handle" on a burning safety issue. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Monday, 31 March 2014
As more forklift options and attachments become available, it is increasingly important for forklift operators to have a clear understanding of their forklift’s load capacity and the risks that are involved in exceeding it. Steve Reynolds highlights what forklift operators should know regarding a forklift’s load capacity and practices that should be in place in order to maintain safety around the workplace. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
Monday, 3 March 2014
After years of reduced forklift accident rates, the level of improvement has begun to slow. Richard Shore believes further breakthroughs will require the efforts of the entire workforce. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Tuesday, 4 February 2014
Practical training is not an optional extra, nor can it done while it is being assessed, argues Rob Vetter. [ Read more ]
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