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Respect the Forklift! The Importance of Certified Training Programs

Did you know that 20,000 employees are seriously injured in warehouse forklift-related incidents every year in the US? Aside from keeping your employees safe, increasing productivity and promoting awareness, OSHA and the Department of Labor require an employer to provide training and certification for each person permitted to operate powered industrial trucks or aerial work platforms.

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Purchasing a Forklift?  It’s Important to Know the “Other” Costs of Ownership.

There's no doubt that buying a new or used forklift requires a large upfront capital investment. The price is determined by many variables including the capacity, operating capabilities, engine type, brand, condition, and accessories. However, there are several “other” items to consider in addition to the initial cost of a lift truck. Besides looking at the price, it's important to consider the dealer’s ability to service you.

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Safety controls or productivity demands? This revolutionary machine addresses both.

Crown Equipment Corporation recently introduced the WAV 60 Series, an upgrade to the 50 Series. Referred to as the Wave, the Crown Work Assist Vehicle is not only an advancement in workplace safety, but it’s extremely useful. Designed to improve safety and efficiency in situations where ladders are typically used, the Wave is the ideal piece of equipment to assist workers in a variety of lift and load material handling operations.

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