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Safety First 3 minute read
Kent O'Sullivan: How to keep it new & interesting
12 January 2006
Periodic refresher training is required by many regulations, codes and standards. It is essential for keeping safety skills sharp and preventing a dangerous sense of complacency. However, once you have said it all, how do you say it all again, year after year?
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Fork Talk 2 minute read
Awards 2006: Take your pick
15 December 2005
There is still time to vote for the finalists you think deserve to win Awards 2006 as the closing date for voting is January 31 next year.
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Cargo Chat 2 minute read
Issue #7
8 December 2005
The question of whether seat belts should be provided by owners and worn by drivers is a difficult and contentious issue. Many countries require cars and other passenger vehicles to be fitted with them and most also require that drivers and passengers use seat belts when travelling. If vehicles may be travelling at some speed and potentially be involved in severe collisions or roll-overs, the provision and use of belts makes sense. Use of belts, at least by drivers and front-seat passengers, is widely followed. Should such an approach be applied to workplace machinery?
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Safety First 2 minute read
Kent O'Sullivan: It could happen to you
1 December 2005
Most workplace incidents are the result of unsafe practices or acts. Recognising that, most employers today invest a great deal of time and money in programs and training aimed at creating safe workplaces. But, in spite of employers' best efforts, there are still some employees who exhibit unsafe behaviour.
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Fork Talk 1 minute read
Free heavy equipment theft summits
1 December 2005
FBI-LEEDA and the National Equipment Register are holding two separate one-day regional summits to tackle the heavy equipment theft problem in Texas.
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Fork Talk 1 minute read
Thorough examination logo has added status
24 November 2005
The distinctive forklift tick logo of the Consolidated Fork Truck Services (CFTS) thorough examination (TE) scheme has had a subtle but significant addition, the words 'Certification Mark'.
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Cargo Chat 2 minute read
Issue #6
10 November 2005
Mobile phones are now a regular feature of life for many people all over the world and they have undoubtedly improved communications and enabled individuals to stay in touch. They are seen almost everywhere nowadays. Their very flexibility, however, means that there is a very practical safety aspect to this.
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Fork Talk 1 minute read
Award promotes theft prevention initiatives
27 October 2005
An award to recognise stolen equipment prevention and recovery efforts will be presented at the Rental Show, in Orlando, in February next year.
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Fork Talk 1 minute read
Newt Gingrich to speak at AED meeting
20 October 2005
Former US congressman and speaker of the house Newt Gingrich is the keynote speaker at the Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) annual meeting and the CONDEX trade show in San Diego next year.
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Fork Talk 1 minute read
Seventies tribute band plays at Archies
13 October 2005
An Abba tribute band will lead the entertainment line-up for the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) annual awards for excellence 2006, known as the Archies, at the Birmingham Hilton Metropole on February 11 next year.
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