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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #547

Thursday, 12 January 2012 ( #547 )
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
There's no doubt that safety will remain a big issue for managers of forklift fleets this year. Reflecting that, Forkliftaction.com News will continue to run regular Safety First columns highlighting key issues and offering practical, hands-on advice. We have been fortunate to attract some of the most professional trainers and consultants onto our contributor panel, and we kick off the season this week with Danny Maron's column on Train the Trainer. If you have any topic suggestions for future columns, would like to volunteer to join our columnists or would like to nominate a potential columnist, please shoot us an email using the "contact us" link above.
As more vehicles are introduced into working spaces such as warehouses or ports, safety of pedestrians and other users become more of a concern. Protecting lives and reducing risk of injury is paramount to any material handing situation.
Miretti Group announces their new ATEX plugs and sockets for Hazardous Areas. Compactness and Ergonomics | Easy to use | High Quality.

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Fact of the week

During WWII, while testing the top secret and first jet-engined aircraft by Bell Aircraft, US pilot Jack Woolams donned a gorilla mask and a bowler hat on his head so that any witnesses who reported back would not be believed.
The Open-Air Wax Museum
An odd hodgepodge of wax figures is displayed in a shopping center walkway in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Miretti Group announces their new ATEX plugs and sockets for Hazardous Areas. Compactness and Ergonomics | Easy to use | High Quality.
Recommended for all distribution, warehousing logistic, automotive, metal and other industrial operations, BOLZONI fork positioners are designed to provide a practical solution to a variety of handling operations and pallet sizes.

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Fact of the week

During WWII, while testing the top secret and first jet-engined aircraft by Bell Aircraft, US pilot Jack Woolams donned a gorilla mask and a bowler hat on his head so that any witnesses who reported back would not be believed.
The Open-Air Wax Museum
An odd hodgepodge of wax figures is displayed in a shopping center walkway in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Recently Feyter Forklift Services completed the commissioning of a globally unique Movella Translifter at Steel Solutions in Maastricht, The Netherlands, to transport steel coils between its terminals...
Do YOU need "The Backbone"? If you use stand up forklifts and reach trucks around racking, where there's the possibility of underride, the answer is "Yes".

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