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Propane Use in your Forklift Fleet

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changing forklift propane tankUsing propane in your forklift fleet? It is serious business and OSHA recognizes that. Implementing propane forklift safety training is essential if you want to avoid a disaster. Lets get right down to the rules, safety IS important. From OSHA regs 1910.110(e)(4)(iii)

Permanent and removable fuel containers shall be securely mounted to prevent jarring loose, slipping, or rotating, and the fastenings shall be designed and constructed to withstand static loading in any direction equal to twice the weight of the tank and attachments when filled with fuel using a safety factor of not less than four based on the ultimate strength of the material to be used. Field welding, when necessary, shall be made only on saddle plates, lugs or brackets, originally attached to the container by the tank manufacturer. Continue reading

By | August 9th, 2017|Categories: Forklift, forklift safety, Safety|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Forklift Safety: Points To Remember With Propane

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changetank-300x226Just a quick note to those of you who do maintenance work on propane units. Despite the growing numbers of electric units, liquid propane or LP powered units still represent a large percentage of the trucks in service today. Continue reading

By | June 4th, 2013|Categories: Forklift, Safety, Toyota|Tags: , , |0 Comments

OSHA Rules And Your Forklift LP Tank

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toyota forklift lp tankRight down to the minutia, safety IS important. From OSHA regs 1910.110(e)(4)(iii) Continue reading

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By | December 3rd, 2012|Categories: Forklift, Safety, Service|Tags: , , |2 Comments