The nameplate or data plate near the front of a forklift is the most important source of information for operators. In order to understand the specifications of a forklift, such as its fuel type and lifting capabilities, the operator needs to have a clear understanding of how to read a forklift nameplate. Some of the […]
Improper loading with a forklift is very dangerous in the workplace. If an operator has trouble understanding forklift load capacity, they shouldn’t get behind the wheel. To refresh the minds of forklift operators and help educate operators-in-training, we put together this guide to forklift load capacity and its importance. Finding the Load Capacity It’s not […]
We developed this forklift training guide for business owners with the intent of answering the many questions we have received, regarding OSHA forklift certification. We don’t want to suggest that this writing covers all topics relating to forklift training. Likewise, it is our intent to include the information that is commonly asked by business owners like you.
Becoming a forklift operator requires more than simply passing the initial job interview. Forklift operators need certification from an OSHA-approved training course. The second phase of this training course is the hands-on practical test. Because it’s one of the final phases before obtaining certification, it can be pretty stressful. Are you in need of some […]
Forklifts are a very common tool in many warehouses across the United States. They are enormously important to the day-to-day functions in most warehouses, and because of this, they require a lot of training before someone can become certified. One of the first steps anyone working in or around forklifts should take is to become […]
Finding the right forklift for your business can be a difficult task, but we’re here to make it easier. When it comes to the topic of using reach trucks vs. counterbalance forklift trucks, you have to consider the work environment you’ll be operating them in. Use this guide to reach and counterbalance trucks to determine […]
Forklifts are regularly used for transporting and loading products, but it’s not as simple as that. The numerous forklift mast types used by businesses offer various attributes. That’s why, if you’re in charge of overseeing operations, you must be familiar with these different mast types and what they offer. Simplex Mast (V Mast) Also known […]
Forklifts have been a key part of transporting goods for years. If you’re going to be working with forklift trucks at your job, you’ll need to go through forklift certification training. However, there’s more to forklift training than simply knowing how to operate the machinery. You’ll need to know the anatomy of a forklift truck—all […]