Blogger Rob Vetter

Rob Vetter
  • The following blog articles are opinion pieces written by the blogger Rob Vetter.
  • Rob Vetter is technical director and managing partner with the Ives Training Group, in Blaine, WA, USA, a leader in North American mobile equipment training systems since 1981.
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Safety First
Mythbusting in the forklift world
14 December 2017
Training requirements, certification, licences and qualifications: Rob Vetter sorts the wheat from the chaff.
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No excuses
7 September 2017
For trainer Rob Vetter, safety is not an option, it's an imperative.
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Speed and efficiency - mutually exclusive terms
20 April 2017
Veteran trainer Rob Vetter gives his view on the fast and furious approaches to forklift driving.
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Lock ‘em up!
22 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 ...
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Mandatory means mandatory
29 September 2016
Following regulations to the letter is the only option, according to Rob Vetter.
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Grace under pressure
7 July 2016
Rob Vetter salutes those involved in forklift rodeos.
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If it isn’t written down…
28 April 2016
Without proper documentation, the value of training is undermined, according to Rob Vetter.
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Trouble in Paradise
21 January 2016
Rob Vetter ponders the motivations behind safety.
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A brief introduction to telehandlers
3 December 2015
Rob Vetter > turns his attention to equipment this time, with a look at a unique class of equipment.
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Lifting people and expectations
28 May 2015
When it comes to using equipment to lift people, Rob Vetter has some strong notions.
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Forklift operator training - think local
8 January 2015
Forget about the general, says Rob Vetter, and focus on specifics when it comes to training.
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No Weak Links
16 October 2014
It's all very well to train the operators, but Rob Vetter asks: what about the supervisors?
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Are your forklift operators fully trained?
31 July 2014
Rob Vetter looks at some issues associated with working off the ground.
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Train Your Forklift Operators
8 May 2014
Rob Vetter writes an open letter to employers.
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Is practical training practicable?
6 February 2014
Practical training is not an optional extra, nor can it done while it is being assessed, argues Rob Vetter.
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