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Make Safety Happen

Safety in the warehouse doesn’t just happen, you have to make it happen. Practicing forklift safety best practices and proper operator training are critical elements to make safety happen. Get training you can trust with forklift operator training with Yes

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Safer by Design

Maintaining a safe lift truck environment is harder than ever today, with bigger and faster-paced warehouses and operations.  Forklift makers responded, making today’s forklifts safer than ever! Check out this DC Velocity article about these built-in safety enhancements: DC Velocity Article

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Today is National Forklift Safety Day!

National Forklift Safety Day is a great reminder to review all forklift safety and training policies and procedures, to make sure your operators and workers are safe in and around forklifts. Here are some safety tips to help decrease forklift

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June is National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month, and a great time to evaluate the safety of your warehouse.  Warmer weather often brings more activity, open dock doors, and people on vacation, with other less familiar with the job filling in. The warehousing

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ITA sponsors second annual National Forklift Safety Day, June 9th

Lift truck industry to visit Washington on June 9 to educate government officials about safety, regulatory, and economic issues. Read the rest of the article at DC Velocity (Link) Learn more or register with Industrial Truck Association (Link)

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Common Forklift OSHA Violations

There are many OSHA regulations to follow when using any powered industrial trucks, commonly called forklifts or lift trucks, in the workplace.  Here are several common areas of OSHA compliance: Certified Operators: All forklift operators must be trained and certified. Battery

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10 Lift Truck Accidents a Professional Lift Truck Operator Should Know & Avoid

1. HITTING CO-WORKERS WITH A LIFT TRUCK: Other workers often walk in front of or alongside a moving truck; always watch out for pedestrians. Sound your horn at intersections or when entering blind aisles. 2. HITTING CO-WORKERS WITH A LOAD:

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LED Blue Spot Light

The LED Blue Spot Light is a great safety device for all forklifts.  The light projects a beam that is seen as a large, visible spot, behind or in front of the forklift, to warn pedestrians and other forklifts of

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