The latest news for the Material Handling Industry

  • Forklifts should be operated with care by a certified operator. Here is a guide on how to prevent a warehouse forklift accident from occurring.


    Forklifts play an important role in retail outlets, warehouses and other commercial areas throughout the U.S. Despite their input in commerce, forklift-related citations are usually amongtop 10 OSHA violations each year.


  • In 2017 alone, over 5,000 workers had a fatal accident or injury while on the job.

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) aims to reduce that number of accidents.


    Ensuring that operators have a forklift license should be the first priority of any employer. If you're operating a forklift, you should know what to expect in terms of training, evaluation, and refresher courses.

  • Did you know that the average forklift weighs three times as much as a normal car? Given their weight alone, it is easy to realize how much damage they can do during an accident.


    Add in the additional weight of the load forklift's carry (and that those loads can be unstable!) and it can easily be a recipe for disaster if the operator does not follow proper forklift operating rules.  


    Read on to find out what rules every forklift operator should be following.