Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #988

Inside Forkliftaction
- 20 Aug 2020 ( #988 )
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Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Most organisations have a lot on their plate at the moment. COVID-19 has placed a strain on operations, supply lines, sales and, not least, personnel. But as our Safety First blog this week points out, routine tasks cannot be overlooked just because of the unprecedented circumstances. Fleet managers need to make sure that all operators are following procedures and maintaining safe practices at all times. The expert advocates refresher training for operators - just as you would do in normal circumstances. But obviously, that training needs to be re-evaluated because of COVID-19 restrictions, so you'll need to ensure that you aren't introducing a new risk when you send your drivers for instruction.
Las Vegas, NV, United States Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating after a forklift driver died. The incident, which occurred at a warehouse, involved the accidental flipping of a forklift. OSHA investigators...
Auckland, New Zealand Jungheinrich has acquired Industrial Truck Sales New Zealand Forklifts (ITS Forklifts) and established its 41st sales unit in New Zealand. The company will distribute its entire portfolio through the...

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Two recent trends are again evident this week. The first is the rise of refurbished equipment as we report on two manufacturers offering certified used equipment. That, of course, is partly a result of supply shortages and delays for new machines.
The second is the roll-out of new models, which
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