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Tips for Industrial Floor Care

It’s certainly a challenge, but clean floors in the workplace are essential to the overall sanitation and safety of your operation. Whether you operate a large DC or small shop, keeping the floors clean and free of debris will help things run more efficiently and reduce accidents caused by slips, trips, and falls.

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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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Stay Alert! The Importance of Forklift Warning Lights

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced the 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for the fiscal year 2017. Number seven on the list points to the dangers of Powered Industrial Trucks. The types of equipment in the category are lift trucks (forklifts), tractors, platform lift trucks, motorized hand trucks and more.

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Spring is Here! It’s Time to Inspect Your Dock & Door Equipment.

Winter in Northeastern Pennsylvania can be long and challenging. So with springtime comes the desire for warmer temperatures and all things outdoors. It’s also the perfect time to take a look at the effects of winter weather on your loading dock and commercial door equipment.

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Brrr! Is Your Forklift Fleet Ready for Cold Weather?

Frost is in the air and the days are short—yes, winter has arrived in NEPA. Just as lift trucks need extra care for hot weather, precautions for cold-weather months are equally important. Low temps can severely impact a forklifts’ ability to perform to its best capacity. Issues like tubing leaks, dead batteries, and cracked radiators can be the result of not having your forklift cold-weather ready.

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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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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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Beating The Heat—Is Your Forklift Fleet Up To It?

In NE Pennsylvania, we are officially in the “dog days of summer.” Those sweltering days, typically being the hottest, most uncomfortable part of the summer. Not only are humans (and even our dogs) affected by the hot weather, but our equipment works harder too. In the fast-paced material-handling industry these “dog days” come with additional challenges. Maintenance of your forklift fleet is critical during times of temperature extremes.

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