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7 Reasons You Should be Talking About Forklift Training

7 Reasons You Should be Talking About Forklift Training Published by Timothy G. Wiemer on 24th August 2017 If you are observing or experiencing any of the 7 items listed below then it may be the time for you to contact a forklift training company and schedule a forklift training course today. 1.  E

Average Fines Assessed By OSHA Rose Significantly In 2016

Average Fines Assessed By OSHA Rose Significantly In 2016 Published by Timothy G. Wiemer on 31st March 2017 Average fines assessed by OSHA rose significantly in 2016 (for serious workplace safety violations). This after the agency revamped its penalty structure.  According to the article found on t

Forklift Jobs – What You Need to Know

Want To Be a Forklift Operator - What You Need to Know Published by Timothy G. Wiemer on 28th March 2017 You have searched for forklift jobs in your area, after reading the job requirements, you would like to apply, but you do not have any forklift driving experience. If any of this rings true than

Forklift Safety on Inclines, Slopes, and Ramps

Forklift Safety on Inclines, Slopes, and Ramps Published by Timothy G. Wiemer on 27th February 2017 The topic: forklift safety on inclines, slopes, and ramps should be included in your forklift operator training. This is especially true if driving of forklift on inclines, slopes, and ramps is commo

2016 OSHA Top 10 Cited Safety Violations

2016 OSHA Top 10 Cited Safety Violations Published by Timothy G. Wiemer on 20th October 2016 Each year OSHA puts out its OSHA Top 10 Cited Safety Violations. These Top 10 Most Cited Violations are the result of all workplace safety inspections that occurred throughout the United States. This list

Forklift Training Infographic

Forklift Training Infographic Published by Timothy G. Wiemer on 12th October 2016 When it comes to forklift operator training, are you or do you know somebody that is sitting on the fence? If so, then this forklift training infographic could just be the ticket that leads oneself to take action. The

OSHA Forklift Training & Certification

OSHA Forklift Training and Certification Published by Timothy G. Wiemer on 21st September 2016 During the course of the day it isn't uncommon to receive numerous calls from businesses looking for information on OSHA forklift training & certification. The questions range from general in nature

Forklift Safety – Are You OSHA Compliant

Forklift Safety - Are You OSHA Compliant? Published by Timothy G. Wiemer on 19th September 2016 Many companies have chosen to abide by the law and implement a forklift safety program. Unfortunately, there are a number of businesses that choose to "roll the dice", ignore the law, and not provide for

Safe Distance From Power Lines

Maintaining a Safe Distance From Power Lines Published by Timothy G. Wiemer on 4th August 2016 Aerial Lift Training An article found on Aggregates Manager (http://www.aggman.com/)  written by Kerry Clines describes an electrician that was operating a man lift when his left shoulder came into conta

Advances In Forklift Batteries and Chargers

Advances In Forklift Batteries and Chargers Published by Timothy G. Wiemer on 8th August 2016 On July 21, 2016 DC Velocity published an article addressing the advances in forklift batteries and chargers. The article written by Toby Gooley, Senior Editor includes a wide range of batteries; from th

IC Lift Truck Operators Daily Checklist

IC Lift Truck Operators Daily Checklist Published by Timothy G. Wiemer on 12th July 2016 Download a free copy of our "IC Forklift Operators Daily Checklist". Simply enter your name and email address for free access![email-download download_id="1281" contact_form_id="1263"] If you have forklift tra

Beginners Guide to Forklift Operator Training – PIT Hazards

Beginners Guide to Forklift Operator Training – PIT Hazards Published by Timothy G. Wiemer on 29th June 2016 Powered industrial trucks are used in almost all industries. They can be used to move, raise, lower, or remove large objects or a number of smaller objects on pallets or in boxes, crates, o

Forklift Accident – Man Critically Injured

Forklift Accident - Man Critically Injured Published by Timothy G. Wiemer on 21st April 2016 A forklift accident like this one may have been prevented had the forklift operator and the individual assisting kept a safe distance from one another. "According to police, the 52-year-old suffered a "traum

Telehandler Accident

Telehandler Accident (Class VII Forklift) Published by Timothy G. Wiemer on 29th February 2016 On Thursday February 25, 2016 a 44-year old man was run over by a telehandler at the Montauk Lake Club and Marina in Montauk. Montauk is an oceanfront playground located 110 miles from New York City. The o

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