Category : Forklift Training

Forklift Speed and Navigation

Forklifts are generally not associated with high speeds. Yet, because of their weight and the heavy loads they carry, they don’t have to go very fast to become unsafe. Improper steering can also cause safety problems. That’s why OSHA requires operators to be trained and Read More…

The Importance of Warehouse Rack Maintenance

It’s easy to undervalue the need for regularly inspecting and maintaining warehouse rack systems. This often results in these tasks being postponed or overlooked. Just because racking looks sturdy doesn’t mean that it’s safe.

Ramping Up the Safety Factor: Forklift Ramp Safety Techniques

Forklift safety techniques typically focus on “normal” operating conditions. Flat ground, indoors, a well-lit warehouse – driving a forklift safely is much easier when your surroundings are all okay. But what happens when external factors – weather, poor lighting, etc. – impact your ability to Read More…

How a Forklift Hydraulic System Works

Most people have heard of the term hydraulics for cars and other types of machinery, but few know what the hydraulic system is exactly and how it works.

What Makes Hazardous Waste Dangerous?

It may seem surprising, but you are most likely around different types of hazardous waste on a daily basis. Everyday items like batteries, mercury-contacting equipment like thermostats, and asbestos insulation and floor tiles are all considered hazardous waste that has the potential to harm human health.