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Forklift Safety

4 min read

Top 4 Forklift Operator Bad Habits

Ever seen someone trying to drive and text at the same time? Most of us have, even though we all know using a smartphone while driving is dangerous. Unfortunately, a recent survey by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found:

  • 52% of drivers admitted...
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3 min read

What You Need to Know Before Buying or Renting a Scissor Lift

Interested in buying or renting a scissor lift? Smart move.

Scissor lifts are not just a safer alternative to ladders and scaffolding; they can help you make massive productivity gains. Our most successful warehouse and distribution center clients own...

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2 min read

Ladder Safety: Can Your Business Afford a Lawsuit or OSHA Citation?

What's the most dangerous piece of equipment in your facility? While forklift accidents may make headlines, ladders are significantly more dangerous.

According to the CDC, more than 500,000 ladder-related injuries occur every year. The estimated annual...

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5 Simple Ways to Improve Loading Dock Safety & Efficiency

The transportation and warehousing industry is the second-most dangerous job in the U.S., according to the latest statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Only construction workers have a higher rate of fatal work injuries.

Managers want...

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3 min read

Bollards, Guardrails and 3 More Money-Saving Warehouse Safety Products

Warehouse managers are constantly asked to do more with less. Every unexpected injury negatively impacts morale and their bottom line.According to the National Safety Council, the average worker injury: 

  • Generates $38,000 in upfront costs (equipment...
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2 min read

Electric Forklifts in the Rain

After talking to some industry experts, we decided to revise our original article about whether it’s okay to use an electric forklift in the rain. Here’s why:

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3 min read

Top 6 Reasons Companies Need OSHA Forklift Certification

If you have ever found yourself on the wrong side of OSHA regulations, you know how damaging the fines and negative impact on your team can be to your business. Ensuring that employees get OSHA forklift certification is crucial and can save you from a...

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1 min read

Forklift Drivers: Fasten Your Seat Belts!! And Other Forklift Safety Accessories

If you are driving a forklift, buckle up! Forklifts come equipped with seat belts, like other vehicles, but their purpose is a bit different. Forklift safety belts are designed to prevent drivers from jumping out of the truck if it tips over. Many...

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OSHA Forklift Pedestrian Safety 101: How to Enhance Pedestrian Safety Around Forklifts

OSHA requires that forklift operators receive training, though many agree that the training is shy on the details covering warehouse pedestrian safety. Regardless of how you feel about OSHA rules, you can make your warehouse safer just by following OSHA...

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OSHA Forklift Training Requirements for Your Staff

When it comes to operating forklifts, safety should be your top priority. OSHA requires all forklift operators in any workplace to be certified before operating your equipment. Ultimately, providing training and certification is your responsibility as an...

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