Every year, more than 68,400 forklift accidents take place in the United States. Far too many of them injure pedestrians. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) report reveals that nearly 20 percent of all forklift … [Read more...] about Walk This Way: Pedestrian Safety In Forklift Operations
Businesses which use forklifts are being warned to lift their game as the retail sector moves to stock stores in time for Christmas following a number of tragic incidents in recent months. SafeWork NSW Executive Director Tony Williams said rushing … [Read more...] about Forklift safety a high priority this Christmas
Safety and protection products guard against forklift damage and protect rack system investment Steel King Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of material handling systems for improving operational efficiency, announces the … [Read more...] about Steel King Announces Products to Extend the Life of Rack Systems
Hint: It may be more than the initial purchase cost When shopping for pallet rack, buyers may find options in the market that, on the surface, seem quite similar, but a savvy buyer will find that with all that is riding on a pallet rack … [Read more...] about How much is your pallet rack really costing you?
Any warehouse or distribution centre with limited floor space that needs high density storage or automatic rotation of inventory on a first-in, first-out (FIFO) basis can benefit by implementing pallet flow storage racks. However, achieving the … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Pallet Flow Racks
Online or e-learning for forklift training can be beneficial for the classroom portion of the instruction delivery. Here are pros and cons to consider. According to OSHA requirements, a forklift operator must be at least 18 years old, as well as … [Read more...] about When Online Forklift Training Makes Sense and When It Doesn’t
Forklift batteries cost $1,500 to $5,000 a piece. So, not giving importance to the proper maintenance might result in great financial loss or higher operating expenses in your business. Nearly all lead-acid forklift batteries provide approximately … [Read more...] about Forklift Battery Handling And Maintenance Best Practices
When deciding to buy either a new or used forklift, there are several factors to weigh. Forklifts are expensive machines, so do your homework before you make a buying decision. Given an unlimited budget, everyone would like to have a shiny, … [Read more...] about Should I Buy New Or Used Forklifts?