When Should a Forklift have Preventative Maintenance Done?

Written by editor on May 26, 2012 – 6:54 pm -

Guide to when service and maintenance should be performed on a lift truck. Forklifts are required to have regular inspection and repair according to OSHA. This article explains some of the ins and outs of preventative maintenance on an industrial truck.


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5 Warehouse Safety Tips You Should Already Be Following

Written by philipl3m on December 10, 2011 – 1:16 pm -

5 Tips on warehouse safety. This article addresses tripping hazards, safety equipment, safety and danger zones and zebra striping. Accidents are not deliberate and identifying dangerous areas is worth the time. Good safety practices are discussed in this blog post.


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What is the True Capacity of My Forklift?

Written by editor on November 13, 2011 – 12:26 pm -

A forklift has a lifting and carrying capacity at a given height when it leaves the factory, however, that capacity can change when attachments, booms, fork extensions and other modifications are made to the lift truck. This article explains the impact of the load center, center of gravity and other items that impacts materials handling equipment.


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Warehouse Dock Door Damage Prevention

Written by neilstallings on June 5, 2011 – 10:01 am -

Has an OTR truck or forklift ever damaged your warehouse roll-up door? One of the…


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Forklift Driver Training #4

Written by Administrator on May 1, 2011 – 4:38 am -

Test your Warehouse IQ! Q: When inspecting the forklift battery, you are looking for all…


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OSHA Information for Ladder Safety

Written by Administrator on April 19, 2011 – 5:00 am -

OSHA Safety regulations for ladders in a warehouse and in construction. This article starts the conversation about safety in the workplace. Looking for a little information on OSHA ladder safety, tips and suggestions are provided. Also provided is information on where to find more detailed OSHA regulations and requirements.


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OSHA Information for Preventing Falls

Written by Administrator on April 17, 2011 – 10:10 am -

Protecting warehouse employees from falling. Discussion about OSHA regulations on how to prevent falls in the workplace.


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Operator Training Test #2

Written by Administrator on April 17, 2011 – 3:36 am -

Test your Warehouse IQ! Q:  What are five areas a forklift operator should inspect visually?  (Click…


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Forklift Operator Training Test #1

Written by Administrator on April 10, 2011 – 2:44 am -

Operator Training Quiz: Daily checklists are an important part of warehouse safety. Good communication around the condition of the forklift is key to a safe warehouse operation.


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Video: Damotech rack repair technology at ProMat 2011

Written by Administrator on March 24, 2011 – 7:27 pm -

Video: Damotech rack repair technique from ProMat 2011


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