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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.
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Fork Talk 1 minute read
Ignorance of Thorough Examination worries FLTA
9 June 2005
A Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) awareness survey showed almost half the forklift users interviewed did not know what Thorough Examination (TE) was.
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Fork Talk 1 minute read
AEM's “Measures of Success” marketing communications awards.
2 June 2005
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is now accepting entries for its 2004-05 "Measures of Success" marketing communications awards.
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Safety First 3 minute read
Kent O'Sullivan: How does your safety program measure up?
19 May 2005
Every company should have a comprehensive safety program to ensure employees receive on-the-job equipment training, including initial and ongoing safety education relevant to the company's particular business activities. If your company has not already implemented such a program, doing so now will help prevent workplace injuries and be a major contributing factor in lessening mechanical downtime ...
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Fork Talk 2 minute read
New study examines impact of steel price on US industry
12 May 2005
A study by Global Insight Inc, Steel Markets: Causes and Factors Affecting Steel Prices in the Near and Medium Term, has been released to members of three trade groups.
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Cargo Chat 2 minute read
CARGO CHAT #1
12 May 2005
This is Cargo Chat, our new monthly column on safety matters related to cargo handling. The column is brought to you by ICHCA International, a representative organisation of international cargo handling interests. It is based on ICHCA International's bimonthly e-newsletter and International Safety Panel activities.
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Fork Talk 1 minute read
North American performance standard for casters & wheels released
5 May 2005
The North American Performance Standard for Casters & Wheels, developed and administered by the Institute of Caster & Wheel Manufacturers (ICWM), is ready for sale and distribution.
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Fork Talk 1 minute read
Spotlight on forklift operators
28 April 2005
The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) is organising the National Fork Lift Safety Conference on June 29 at Warwick University in the UK.
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Fork Talk 1 minute read
WorkSafe celebrates innovative health & safety measures
21 April 2005
Transport workers and employers are invited to submit entries for the WorkSafe Victoria Awards 2005. WorkSafe executive director John Merritt said the awards celebrated innovative health and safety measures that reduced risks in the workplace and had potential to benefit the whole community. "This year WorkSafe is particularly keen to receive entries in the categories of Health & Safety Representative of the Year, Health & Safety Committee of the Year and Small Business," he said.
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Safety First 2 minute read
Wayne Chornohus: A finger in the dike?
14 April 2005
The 'finger in the dike' is a metaphor for many elements of modern life and, perhaps appropriately so, the Dutch may have that proverbial finger in a new strategy of graduated operator certification. I am told there is a new system in Holland where a less intensive system of certification is available for people who only occasionally use a forklift and are not engaged in more stability sensitive operations. My first altruistic thought was no, a full course of instruction of eight to 40 hours should be a minimum for even the most casual operation. After all, the forklift still has dangerous capabilities at any time, right?
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Fork Talk 1 minute read
Coming soon: MHEDA 50th annual convention
23 March 2005
The Material Handling Equipment Distributors' Association (MHEDA) will hold its 50th annual convention from April 30 to May 4 in Arizona. Held at the JW...
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