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The Safety of Your Forklift Operators Starts with Training!

Are your forklift operators up-to-date with their training and certification? Action Lift can provide you with the ability to train, evaluate, and certify your operators—utilizing your own personnel.

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Happy 4th of July!

We wish all our employees and friends a safe and Happy 4th of July! A federal holiday since 1941, July 4th is celebrated as the birth of American independence, but the tradition goes back to 1776. Today we celebrate with festivities ranging from fireworks, parades, and concerts to more casual family gatherings and barbecues.

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We Support National Forklift Safety Day

On June 12th, 2018, the fifth annual National Forklift Safety Day will be held by the Industrial Truck Association (ITA). The objective of National Forklift Safety Day is to educate individuals on the best practices regarding forklift safety, the importance of operator training and the need for daily equipment checks.

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Forklift Safety—Don’t Skip The Pre-Start Inspection!

Operating a forklift is an occupational skill that can be mastered with proper training and experience. However, there’s a lot more to forklift safety than merely driving the vehicle correctly. A preoperative inspection is essential, which is why we’re presenting an overview of the steps taken before the forklift is put into service.

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Guard Your Pallet Racking—Protection Pays!

Receiving—Moving—Storing, and Protecting! Material handling activities can bring a multitude of challenges. One being, lift trucks coming into contact with pallet racks. The repeated impact from forklifts can cause significant damage to your facilities’ pallet racks. What are the reasons for impact and how can you minimize repeated damage?

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Forklift Safety - Dos and Don’ts

Operating a forklift may seem like a relatively straightforward task, especially if you aren't new to the profession. Unfortunately, becoming too comfortable operating a forklift can lead to complacency when it comes to vehicle safety. To avoid accidents caused by having a lax approach, ALWAYS be attentive to the potential dangers of operating a forklift.

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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 United States? 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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