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Workplace Safety and Forklift Certification Tips

March 14, 2024 9:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Ensuring workplace safety is a critical responsibility for employers and employees alike, especially in industries where heavy machinery and equipment are used. Forklifts are commonly found in warehouses, manufacturing facilities, and construction sites, and they pose a significant risk if not operated properly. Obtaining a forklift certification is essential for anyone operating a forklift to ensure safety and prevent accidents. In this blog post, we will discuss the importance of workplace safety, the benefits of forklift certification, and provide tips for obtaining and maintaining certification to promote a safe work environment. Importance of Workplace Safety Workplace safety is a top... View Article

Forklift Maintenance Tips To Prepare For Summer Weather

May 21, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Summer is finally here, and it’s important that you start getting your warehouse equipment ready for optimal functionality during the warm weather. Additionally, preparing your forklift for summer will keep your employees safer by limiting equipment failure, resulting in accidents and injury to people. Here is our top recommended forklift maintenance checklist for summer. 1. Inspect the Cooling System and Coolant Fluid The warm summer weather can cause internal issues to your forklifts. Therefore, as the warm season starts, you should ensure that the cooling systems in your ICE forklifts are in tip-top condition. Ensure you refill the coolant fluid to... View Article

Top Forklift Safety TIps

May 8, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Forklifts are needed to manage effective business operations quickly and efficiently. However, quality safety protocols can be the difference between a severe injury or having the day go off without a hitch. Unfortunately, many injuries occur by not following simple and effective safety measures. Safety compliance keeps you and everyone at your workplace safer and more efficient. Learn about forklift safety tips for the workplace below. Inspect the Equipment You should always do safety checks before preparing to operate a forklift. Check different operational items such as the brakes, controls and steering to ensure everything is working correctly. You should always inform... View Article

The Birth of Warehouses and the Different Kinds of Warehouses We Have Today

August 20, 2021 2:30 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Whether or not you’re involved in the industry, you’re probably at least somewhat familiar with the concept of a warehouse, i.e., a building where goods are stored before being sold or distributed. But do you know the history behind warehouses? Probably not! Keep reading to learn a brief history of warehouses. Humans have been storing supplies and food for future use ever since the caveman era, so you could consider caves the first warehouses humans ever used. But we’ve come a long way since the Paleolithic period. We can break the history of warehouses down into a few different eras:... View Article

Best Practices for Cleaning and Organizing Your Warehouse

August 6, 2021 2:29 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Keeping a clean and organized warehouse is a crucial component of running an efficient operation. In addition to slowing down daily operations, goods can become misplaced and people can get injured if a warehouse isn’t organized. Addressing a messy warehouse might not be easy, but this post will cover how to organize and clean your warehouse: Draw up a new floor plan: The first step in organizing your warehouse is often creating a new floor plan. Make sure your floor plan allows for a smooth flow for the workday. For example, make sure inventory can move easily from receiving to... View Article