10 Top Posts: Week of December 7th

top storiesForklift and material handling information is shared or posted daily through dozens of sources. Websites, blogs, newsletters, Twitter, G+, Facebook and more share company and industry news, product insights as well as operational and safety information. Much of what is posted is promotional in nature but a fair percentage is informational and of possible interest to a wide range of readers. Each week we sift through dozens and dozens of posts in order to refine what we share to just those top 10 posts that we feel are the most relevant based on newsworthiness or the value of the information in the post. Continue reading

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10 Top Posts: Week of November 30th

Forklift and material handling information is shared or posted daily through dozens of sources. Websites, blogs, newsletters, Twitter, G+, Facebook and more share company and industry news, product insights as well as operational and safety information. Much of what is posted is promotional in nature but a fair percentage is informational and of possible interest to a wide range of readers. Each week we sift through dozens and dozens of posts in order to refine what we share to just those top 10 posts that we feel are the most relevant based on newsworthiness or the value of the information in the post. Continue reading

10 Top Posts From Week Ending November 29th

Forklift and material handling information is shared or posted daily through dozens of sources. Websites, blogs, newsletters, Twitter, G+, Facebook and more share company and industry news, product insights as well as operational and safety information. Much of what is posted is promotional in nature but a fair percentage is informational and of possible interest to a wide range of readers. Each week we sift through dozens and dozens of posts in order to refine what we share to just those top 10 posts that we feel are the most relevant based on newsworthiness or the value of the information in the post. Continue reading

Best 9 Tips For Jump Starting Your Forklift Battery

jumper cablesThere are any number of ways a forklift’s battery can run down, the most common being the lights were left on after the truck was turned off. Another common reason is low hourly usage forklifts never getting the opportunity to recharge the battery properly. Here in Minnesota with our cold weather, the battery is pushed beyond its limits when the operator calls on it some frigid morning. Add to these computers, radios, scales and other accessories and batteries are seeing challenges from many directions.

Many of us grew up around cars, equipment and even agricultural equipment that gave us numerous opportunities to practice safe jump starting. Today it seems there are far fewer calls for the practice, and we have to be certain we remember, and that others are taught the right way this is done. Continue reading

10 Top Posts From Week Ending November 22nd

Forklift and material handling information is shared or posted daily through dozens of sources. Websites, blogs, newsletters, Twitter, G+, Facebook and more share company and industry news, product insights as well as operational and safety information. Much of what is posted is promotional in nature but a fair percentage is informational and of possible interest to a wide range of readers. Each week we sift through dozens and dozens of posts in order to refine what we share to just those top 10 posts that we feel are the most relevant based on newsworthiness or the value of the information in the post. Continue reading

9 Ways to Kill Yourself or Others With a Forklift

risk taking personIs it because only the “fun” images and videos are shared through social media and no one sees the real tragedies that are involved with the misuse of a forklift? Spend a few minutes on Instagram or Twitter following the key work “forklift” and you’ll get a sense of what we mean. One example after another of people putting themselves and in many cases others at risk for that chance to share the experience with the rest of us.

You wonder if they had training, and where that training was done. Maybe more important where are those responsible for these people? A little supervision gives a sense of accountability that might cut down on or eliminate the horseplay.

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10 Top Posts From Week Ending November 15th

top from last weekForklift and material handling information is shared or posted daily through dozens of sources. Websites, blogs, newsletters, Twitter, G+, Facebook and more share company and industry news, product insights as well as operational and safety information. Much of what is posted is promotional in nature but a fair percentage is informational and of possible interest to a wide range of readers. Each week we sift through dozens and dozens of posts in order to refine what we share to just those top 10 posts that we feel are the most relevant based on newsworthiness or the value of the information in the post. Continue reading

Forklift Tire Safety

change forklift tireForklifts require a lot of focus on safety when anyone is working with them, or around them. That focus on safety is paramount when that forklift requires maintenance. Probably more safety concerns than the average Joe might think of when looking at a forklift down for maintenance or repair. But because of the forklift’s fuel sources, its hydraulic system and the sheer weight of its components forklift technicians need to be very aware of the dangers found on a forklift even as it sits dismantled in front of them.

One area of concern that might be given less attention that it requires is the “simple” tire change.

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10 Top Posts From Week Ending November 8th

time for reviewForklift and material handling information is shared or posted daily through dozens of sources. Websites, blogs, newsletters, Twitter, G+, Facebook and more share company and industry news, product insights as well as operational and safety information. Much of what is posted is promotional in nature but a fair percentage is informational and of possible interest to a wide range of readers. Each week we sift through dozens and dozens of posts in order to refine what we share to just those top 10 posts that we feel are the most relevant based on newsworthiness or the value of the information in the post. Continue reading

10 Top Posts From Week Ending November 1st

Top StoriesForklift and material handling information is shared or posted daily through dozens of sources. Websites, blogs, newsletters, Twitter, G+, Facebook and more share company and industry news, product insights as well as operational and safety information. Much of what is posted is promotional in nature but a fair percentage is informational and of possible interest to a wide range of readers. Each week we sift through dozens and dozens of posts in order to refine what we share to just those top 10 posts that we feel are the most relevant based on newsworthiness or the value of the information in the post. Continue reading

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