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Forklift Accidents: Stories and Preventative Measures

Do you know how to operate a forklift properly? If you’re a forklift operator with the skills and know-how to control a forklift correctly, you are keeping the people around you safe. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, or BLS, more than 539,000 workers were officially classified as industrial truck and tractor operators in May […]

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Top 10 Forklift Brands

What’s the best brand of forklift to buy? Forklift dealers get that question daily. It doesn’t matter whether they handle new, used or rental lift equipment. There’s no definitive answer. There are many brands of forklifts in the lift machinery market for you to choose from. Simply comparing different lift sizes and specific applications can be overwhelming […]

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The Evolution of the Forklift Truck

The evolution of the forklift truck was not merely two or three different designs molded into one perfect machine. Instead, its evolution was a series of different transformations among periods of change in the U.S. From the beginning, the forklift altered in form, specifications, size, technology and power options to meet the new demands of […]

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Forklift Maintenance Checklist

Forklifts are useful, powerful and versatile tools designed for industrial heavy lifting and transportation of materials across short distances. Just like there are a variety of industry types and industrial settings, forklifts come in multiple shapes, sizes and varieties to serve different purposes, and they all require regular maintenance to keep them running efficiently. It’s […]

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How to Become a Forklift Operator

The material handling industry offers a number of opportunities, with unique rewards and challenges. With technology always evolving, so are the challenges. Material handling is a people-oriented business that’s always looking for hard-working, enthusiastic people who like solving problems and helping customers. Material handling equipment is any equipment used for the storage, movement, control and […]

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