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A career as a forklift driver
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Have you ever considered becoming a forklift driver? There is lots of demand for forklift drivers in factories and warehouses across Sydney and the rest
The following article prepares you for the duties you can expect as a forklift driver and gives you an insight in what employers are looking for in
How to keep safe with your forklift
Friday, July 8, 2016
Getting your Forklift Licence is not only
a great way to make yourself more employable, it’s a very important means of keeping you and your co-workers safe.
Did you know that every year people are killed or seriously injured because of unsafe forklift practices? The main reasons for these deaths and injuries
Being hit by a forklift because of...
Do I need an LO or an LF Forklift Licence?
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Getting your Forklift licence is a great way of improving your employment opportunities in Australia! If you have never had a forklift licence before,
it is a good way of getting in to the logistics industry and allows you to work in warehouse or transport positions. If you have experience in these
industries already, it may be that the qualifications...
A Guide to Forklift Safety - Part Three
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Forklifts and pedestrians can be a dangerous combination. According to the National Traumatic Occupational Fatality Surveillance System, more than 35%
of forklift fatalities from 1980 to 1994 were as a result of accidents involving forklifts and pedestrians.
To minimise risk, forklift traffic areas should be separated from pedestrian traffic areas, ideally with a physical barrier and all employees should receive...
A Guide to Forklift Safety - Part Two
Sunday, January 12, 2014
Driving a forklift is a different experience to driving a car, or any other vehicle you may be used to driving:
The back wheels of the forklift are used to steer the vehicle
The centre of gravity of a forklift is higher than a car so the weight is distributed differently.
When you take these two things in to account,...
A Guide to Forklift Safety - Part One
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Forklifts can be dangerous when not used properly. An alarming number of people are either killed or injured in forklift related incidents across Australia,
incidents that could easily be avoided if safety procedures and guidelines are followed correctly.
It is important for all staff to be aware of safety procedures … For this reason, periodic training can be crucial in...