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  • Forklifts have been around since the early 1900s. Their initial purpose was to help transport bombs and other war weapons. They are now essential machinery in many industrial and manufacturing settings. They can also be dangerous if not used the correct way.


    Operators must understand the different parts of a forklift and how they work together. In this article, our High Point forklift repair expert delves into the various components of a forklift. Hopefully, you will gain a better appreciation for the complexity of a forklift and how it is able to perform its intended tasks by understanding each of these parts and their functions.

  • Did you know that stand-up forklifts can make products in your warehouse or place of business quicker and easier to access? Stand-up lifts may also help you grow your Lancaster business in new markets. It's true!


    These lifts are ideal for use in fulfillment centers, warehouses, and other locations where there is a lack of space or when an outdoor-only lift would be too difficult to use. Using stand-up lifts for appropriate tasks can also boost your earnings as they can produce enormous productivity improvements.

  • Do you own a business or work where employees need to operate a forklift? If so, you should be aware of the OSHA forklift certification requirements. If you are not, we are here for you.

    Anyone who operates a forklift knows their focus must be on their task. They know when they do this, it means they’re staying safe as well. This is why OSHA forklift safety training classes are so important.


    An OSHA forklift training class is needed to operate forklifts safely and efficiently. The proper training for forklift operations helps workers increase their efficiency and performance.


    OSHA does not award forklift certifications, but the Powered Industrial Trucks standard (29 CFR 1910.178) by OSHA outlines the minimum standards required. Lancaster businesses must meet these standards when setting training requirements.