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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 ]
Safety First
Wednesday, 18 December 2013
Trainer Danny Maron is surprised how often a key element in forklift training is neglected. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Tuesday, 10 December 2013
Jay Bruscato identifies seven facts about forklift batteries and their risks. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
Tuesday, 5 November 2013
Reach trucks are a key ingredient for warehouses in all industry sectors. Robert O’Donoghue provides 20 useful tips on what to look for when buying or hiring a reach truck in today’s marketplace. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
Monday, 21 October 2013
The UK’s comprehensive safety guidelines continue to evolve, and Nick Welch advises employers and operators to stay on top of the changes. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Monday, 30 September 2013
Interest in fuel cell technology continues to grow. Richard Carr has some insights into the potential for advanced battery and fuel cell technologies which appeared in the 2013 issue of Advanced Lift-truck Technology International. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
Monday, 23 September 2013
Forklift batteries are a big investment and Gary Hodge has some advice for maximising your benefits. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
Tuesday, 17 September 2013
Not all training starts with a clean slate, and sometimes you have to deal with people who already have some experience. Rob Vetter looks at the challenges. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Monday, 26 August 2013
Pedestrians remain the biggest threat to safe forklift operation, according to Danny Maron. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Friday, 9 August 2013
Steve Richmond offers five tips for selecting a warehouse management system. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
Tuesday, 23 July 2013
Are trainers in a position to check the state of fitness of their trainees? Certainly not, according to Rob Vetter. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Wednesday, 3 July 2013
Safety consultant John J. Meola joins the Safety First panel with a look at overlooked safety issues. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Tuesday, 4 June 2013
Besides complying with regulations, monitoring and managing safety make business senses, according to Nick Welch. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Tuesday, 21 May 2013
Britain's manufacturing companies are driving a trend towards greater use of automated storage and handling systems, according to Steve Richmond. [ Read more ]
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