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Sep 30
This isn’t my first rodeo! The words echoed by many seasoned and salty forklift operators that have been in the material handling business for years. Whether its procurement, distribution or logistics those with advanced expertise are never keen to be told how to do their job when they have already mastered the trade. However, there is always a need to improve. Instead of regurgitating redundancies, there are some practices that even the most knowledgeable forklift operator should always strive to adhere …
Sep 27
Lifting devices such as forklifts can expose workers to hazards and the risk of serious physical injury. The workplace has responsibilities, not the least of which is to put into place and enforce safety measures and precautions to help avoid serious accidents and injuries caused by lifting machines. These responsibilities include (but aren’t limited to): Maintenance. Forklifts must be maintained and kept in good condition to avoid mechanical or operational failure. Preventive inspection and mainten…
Sep 22
If you are seeking a job in the warehouse industry or any of a dozen other fields where forklift operation is necessary, you may be wondering “Do I need a forklift certificate?”  According to OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration) requirements, the answer is yes – whether you’re working for a small or large company, you must have authorization from your employer to operate a forklift as well as forklift certification. Why? Consider the forklift as a large, moving vehicle – i…
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