How a forklift train the trainer program benefits warehouse operations

Inhouse trainer or outsourced consultant? There are two key methods to train forklift operators at your company, and gain OSHA compliance. The first option is to get a manager or senior staff member at your company certified as a forklift trainer. This forklift train the trainer technique, allows certification of one of your staff to be …

Warehouse lighting: An illuminating guide to materials handling lights

Warehouse lighting is perhaps one of the most critical systems a warehouse manager needs to think about when operating a facility. After all, without light, a warehouse would be a very difficult place to work. Warehouse lighting provides operational capability and directly relates to safety and well being of workers. It has a huge impact on a …

Forklift Driver Training #4

Test your Warehouse IQ! Q: When inspecting the forklift battery, you are looking for all of the following except?  (Click on the one that does not apply) Gates are in place Battery disconnect functions Fully charged Battery falls out when a sharp turn is taken

Forklift Driver Training Test #3

Test your Warehouse IQ! Q:  What are the six areas an operator should perform an operational inspection on?  (Click on the best answer) Paint job, load limit, seat covers, brakes, horn, load center Tires, battery, hour meter, lift/lower system, controls, general safety Controls, steering, center of gravity, brakes, load limit, battery Horn, brakes, steering, directional/speed …