The latest news for the Material Handling Industry

  • A forklift is a common piece of equipment in warehouse and storage facilities. They're essential if you want to move large, heavy objects around the area and lift them up onto high shelves.


    Forklifts are also deadly pieces of machinery that can easily lead to serious injury if operated by someone without the proper training. 

  • The forklift industry is massive. Despite the pandemic in 2020, an estimated 1,400,000,000 forklifts were operational across the entire planet.


    Whether they're used as part of industrial conveyor or warehouse operations, forklifts are an integral part of any industry. However, like all machinery, they have a tendency to falter.


    Maintaining a forklift is highly important as any downtime can prove to be costly for warehouse operation. The question is, can your Monroe area facility devote the time, manpower, and resources needed to keep your forklift fleet working at its best?

  • According to the National Safety Council, there were 78 work-related forklift-related deaths in 2020. There were an additional 7,290 nonfatal forklift-related injuries. This is despite the strict safety regulations required by government agencies, such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.


    OSHA regulates the proper training of operating industrial machinery to reduce workplace fatalities. This is why you must undergo OSHA forklift training if you operate these machines.


    Forklift training requirements are extensive, but necessary. If you're considering a job in Greer that involves using a forklift, here are some of the requirements.