Category Archives: Forklift Training

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Guide to Forklift Classifications

Guide to Forklift Classifications

  Since their invention in the early twentieth century, forklifts became a ubiquitous part of the warehousing and logistics industry. The work they can do, the loads they can lift, and the speed at which they can do it makes them invaluable. Efficiency and speed in the warehouse setting have a huge importance as the […]

The Basics of Forklift Batteries

The Basics of Forklift Batteries

  For electric forklifts and powered industrial trucks, the battery and how you maintain it is very important. On average, a battery should last for 5 years, but with proper care and maintenance, you can extend the lifespan well beyond the norm. Using best practices and following the manufacturer’s recommended maintenance schedule will power your […]

The Benefits of Narrow Aisle Forklifts

The Benefits of Narrow Aisle Forklifts

  The narrow aisle forklift category is a very effective tool in a warehouse setting and include reach trucks and order pickers. Reach trucks can include articulating forks, which allow the operator to pull a pallet without having to turn the truck. Oder pickers lift the operator on a secure platform up to the desired […]

How to Maintain a Forklift: 7 Helpful Tips

How to Maintain a Forklift 7 Helpful Tips

Learning and knowing how to maintain a forklift is extremely important for its performance and longevity. Nothing will work perfectly forever if it’s neglected, and machines will operate well if they are properly serviced and maintained. Little tasks, such as cleaning oil and dust off the forklift, will go a long to keep it in […]

Tips for Driving a Forklift for the First Time

Tips for Driving a Forklift for the First Time

Doing anything for the first time can be scary and stressful. When you start a new job, the first week will likely be stressful. That is until you get to know your coworkers, the flow of operations, and your job responsibilities. Further, if that new job involves learning a completely new skill, your stress level […]

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 statistics are real, the […]

OSHA Forklift Training & Certification

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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 for example, do you offer OSHA forklift training at your place of business to […]

Forklift Safety – Are You OSHA Compliant

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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 forklift training for their employees.  Most […]

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