Forklift Safety Solution from Litum Now Available in the UNISOURCE Parts and Accessories Program by Hyster-Yale Group Dealers
Litum, a renowned global leader in real-time location systems (RTLS) and innovative safety solutions, is delighted to announce the inclusion of its cutting-edge forklift safety solution in the comprehensive UNISOURCE™ Parts and Accessories program offered by authorized Hyster® and Yale® dealers. This milestone partnership broadens the market potential for Litum’s advanced safety technology, allowing it to reach over 1 million forklifts through the extensive dealer network of the Hyster-Yale Group (HYG).
The UNISOURCE™ Parts and Accessories program, popular for providing over 10 million parts and accessories catering to the unique needs of material handling customers, now boasts the inclusion of Litum’s Proximity Detection System. This technological expansion opens up new avenues to enhance workplace safety while significantly extending the reach of Litum’s sophisticated safety solutions.
Forklift-related accidents continue to be a significant concern, with approximately 35,000 serious injuries occurring annually in the United States alone. The direct costs per injured worker can amount to as much as $38,000, with indirect costs reaching $150,000. Recognizing this alarming trend, Litum’s Proximity Detection System focuses on increasing operator and pedestrian awareness to effectively identify and alert against potential workplace hazards.
Through intelligent sensors integrated into the Proximity Detection System, customers gain access to enhanced safety features that facilitate a heightened sense of awareness for both forklift operators and pedestrians in material handling operations. By leveraging this state-of-the-art technology, businesses can significantly reduce the risk of accidents and create a safer working environment.
Ozgur Ulku, the CEO of Litum, expressed great enthusiasm, stating, “With our proximity detection solution now offered in the UNISOURCE™ Parts and Accessories program, we are thrilled to bring advanced safety features to a wide range of businesses operating forklifts. This offering enables us to reach a broader market, making our innovative technology more accessible to customers seeking to prioritize workplace safety.”
The Proximity Detection System has already earned accolades for its technological advancements. Notably, in 2022, the system was awarded the prestigious IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award by IoT Evolution World. This recognition reflects the system’s excellence in utilizing Internet of Things (IoT) technology to revolutionize safety practices within industrial environments.
Focused on harnessing real-time location systems and advanced safety solutions, Litum continues to pave the way in driving industry standards for forklift safety. By partnering with the UNISOURCE™ Parts and Accessories program, Litum reinforces its commitment to equipping businesses with cutting-edge safety tools necessary to mitigate workplace accidents and improve overall operational efficiency.
As the Proximity Detection System becomes more readily available through Hyster® and Yale® dealers, businesses across various industry sectors will have greater access to sophisticated safety measures. With Litum’s advanced technology, companies can proactively address the risks associated with forklift operations, fostering a culture of safety and well-being in their workplaces.
Forklift Safety Solution
With the inclusion of Litum’s forklift safety solution in the HYG UNISOURCE program, the future of forklift safety is looking brighter than ever. By leveraging the power of innovative technology and industry partnerships, Litum is paving the way for a safer, more secure material handling industry. For more information visit: https://litum.com