YOUR FOCUS Industry Blogs

Here is a list of our in-depth feature articles, written by the News team based on interviews with industry experts about latest business trends, new technologies and challenges.
This page lists industry blogs written by our members. You will find expert information, advice and opinions.
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Fork Talk 1 minute read
Equipment theft summit next month
11 August 2005
FBI-LEEDA and National Equipment Register (NER) are holding free, one-day summits to help equipment owners, insurers and law enforcers combat heavy equipment theft.
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Fork Talk 1 minute read
AEM presents Statistics Outstanding Merit Award for 2004
4 August 2005
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has presented the Statistics Outstanding Merit Award to more than 50 equipment manufacturing companies to honour their 2004 performance in AEM's statistical reporting programs.
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Fork Talk 1 minute read
Pilkington fined USD234,236 for putting worker at risk
28 July 2005
An Australian glass manufacturer was fined A$310,000 (USD234,236) this week, one of the highest workplace fines imposed in Victoria, after a November 2001 workplace accident.
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Cargo Chat 2 minute read
CARGO CHAT #3
14 July 2005
In this issue we continue the new monthly column, Cargo Chat. It is specially prepared for Forkliftaction.com News by ICHCA International, a representative organisation of international cargo-handling interests. The column is based on ICHCA's bimonthly e-newsletter and International Safety Panel activities.
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Safety First 1 minute read
Kent O'Sullivan: Summer Help
14 July 2005
Many employers use students and other young workers to augment their workforces during holiday periods. If you are one of the thousands of workplaces hiring students, it is vital to give them the training and protective equipment necessary to ensure their on-the-job safety, before they begin.
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Fork Talk 4 minute read
Fork Lift Truck Association
14 July 2005
The National Fork Lift Safety Conference, organised by the Fork Lift Truck Association, had a successful third staging on June 29.
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Fork Talk 1 minute read
New forklift safety guide from WorkSafe
30 June 2005
WorkSafe Victoria has launched new industry guidance material to highlight the dangers of forklifts in the workplace.
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Fork Talk 1 minute read
WorkSafe: Unsafe forklift use can lead to blood on the floor
23 June 2005
WorkSafe is urging forklift users to review safety practices after a company was convicted and fined AUD10,000 (USD7,783) for not maintaining a safe working environment.
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Safety First 3 minute read
Kent O'Sullivan: Mobile equipment operators must be supervised
16 June 2005
Whether you are an employer, manager, supervisor or leading hand, if your company employs mobile equipment operators, there are a few things you must know to prevent accidents, reduce machine and product damage, minimise the possibility of liability and, most importantly, ensure everyone in your workplace goes home at the end of the day. Some people assume training ends once certification is granted. Nothing could be further from the truth.
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Cargo Chat 3 minute read
CARGO CHAT #2
16 June 2005
In this issue we continue the new monthly column, Cargo Chat. It is specially prepared for Forkliftaction.com News by ICHCA International, a representative organisation of international cargo-handling interests. The column is based on ICHCA's bimonthly e-newsletter and International Safety Panel activities.
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Ann Hofmans
With only hours to go before another year comes to an end, Ann writes a personal account of the year that was for Forkliftaction.

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Forklift Diaries

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Inside Forkliftaction

As the new year gets under way, there will, of course, be much speculation about what lies ahead. We canvass some of that in our lead story this week.
Past experience, however, has shown that there's not too much point in wondering about the future. Plan as we might, reality
...Continue Reading

Fact of the week

The fastest gust of wind ever recorded on Earth was 253 miles per hour during a tropical cyclone off the coast of Barrow Island, Australia, in 1996.
Larnach Castle - Larnachs Castle, New Zealand
One of New Zealand’s few castles boasts beautiful gardens, grand architecture, and a history filled with family drama.
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Forklift Diaries

The power of a solid team – a letter from Ann
Ann Hofmans
With only hours to go before another year comes to an end, Ann writes a personal account of the year that was for Forkliftaction.

Inside Forkliftaction

As the new year gets under way, there will, of course, be much speculation about what lies ahead. We canvass some of that in our lead story this week.
Past experience, however, has shown that there's not too much point in wondering about the future. Plan as we might, reality
...Continue Reading