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|This month is National Safe Work Month in Australia and while we believe safety should be a focus every month, it's clear that these designated days, weeks and months do serve to focus attention.
What is unfortunate is that there is no global co-ordination. While Australasia doesn't have a designated forklift safety space in the calendar, the UK FLTA has just completed Safetember while the US marks National Forklift Safety Day on June 14th.
Since safety is primarily a workplace issue, maybe there's no need for a global day, week or month. Perhaps the date is irrelevant, as long as the focus is there.
But one can't help but wonder if more could be achieved if industry groups worked together - and their collaboration was sharpened by a focus on a particular day.
Share your views with us by commenting in our Discussion Forum.
|Local News||Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News|
|Training group chooses Toyota Australasia News|
Melbourne, Vic A Melbourne training company has commissioned two Toyota Huski skid-steer loaders as part of a Victorian government-backed up-skilling initiative.
Construction Training Group, based in Rowville, has been granted a ... [more]
|Tributes to John Strang Australasia News|
Banyo, Qld Tributes are pouring in for John Strang AO, a driving force behind ICHCA International (International Cargo Handling Coordination Association), who died peacefully at home on 29 September 2016 after a ... [more]
|National Safe Work Month launched Australasia News|
Canberra, ACT CEO of Safe Work Australia Michelle Baxter launched 2016 National Safe Work Month in a video message that appeals to workers to save lives by having a conversation, sharing stories ... [more]
|Global News||Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News|
|LANCO buys Liftking from Manitex|
CANADA Manitex International has sold its Liftking rough-terrain forklift subsidiary to the LANCO Group of Companies, parent of Mi-Jack Products, for USD14 million.
Illinois-based Mi-Jack produces rubber tyres and ... [more]
|US approves Konecranes' Terex MHPS deal|
FINLAND Konecranes’ acquisition of Terex’s MHPS business has taken a step forward, with the deal receiving clearance from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.
With the conclusion ... [more]
|FMH relocates after 45 years|
UNITED STATES FMH Material Handling Solutions has purchased a 5 ac. (20,234 sqm) site with a new 44,000 sqft. (4,088 sqm) building located at 5165 Vasquez in Denver, Colorado, just a short ... [more]
|Kalmar wins order in the Middle East|
FINLAND Kalmar has signed an agreement with Gulftainer Lebanon SAL to supply six Kalmar T2 terminal tractors and one Kalmar DCF80-45E7 empty container handler.
The order was booked in ... [more]
|Yale debuts GP040-060MX|
UNITED STATES Yale has extended its forklift range with the launch of the new GP040-060MX.
The versatile forklift is being touted for indoor or outdoor use in manufacturing, retail and distribution. ... [more]
|FLTA launches Stolen Truck Database|
UNITED KINGDOM The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) has created an online database where thefts of trucks can be reported. The move aims to help the police and to protect the public, ... [more]
|Hyster shows solutions at Hub 2016|
GERMANY Hundreds of visitors to the recent Hyster HUB event in Weeze, Germany had the opportunity to experience a wide range of Hyster products, from warehousing equipment to container handlers. ... [more]
|PERI claims supply chain award|
GERMANY Formwork and scaffolding specialist PERI has won the Supply Chain Management Award 2016.
PERI sells and rents formwork and scaffolding systems for construction projects of all types and ... [more]
|Sainsbury’s worker dies in forklift accident|
UNITED KINGDOM A father-of-three from Salford has died in an accident involving a forklift at a Sainsbury’s warehouse, according to the Manchester Evening News.
An investigation has been launched into the ... [more]
|MCFA celebrates National Manufacturing Day|
UNITED STATES Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA), maker of CAT lift trucks, Mitsubishi forklifts and Jungheinrich products, joined other companies and community organisations around the United States in celebration of the ... [more]
|JCB wins export award|
UNITED KINGDOM JCB Compact Products in Cheadle, Staffs has won a Queen’s Award for International Trade for increasing exports by more than 25% over three years. �
Production was halted for ... [more]
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