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Forklift feature articles Most of the pages on this website can be read in just a few minutes which leaves no scope for more in depth articles which obviously take longer. I decided to expand the site by including this section of forklift feature articles. Please note that I have not written most of these articles but I have credited the authors and provided a link back to them where possible.


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October 1st 2021. This useful article about authorisation to operate a forklit truck is by RTITB and was first published in their blog on 26th April 2019. Read More

September 29th 2021. This article by RTITB asks if we are doing enough to prevent fatalities in the transport and logistics industry. Read More

September 8th 2021. This article by Mitsubishi Forklifts explains how modern technology is being used in forklift trucks to make the operator's job easier and safer. Read More

August 25th 2021. June 17th 2019. This article covers the safe use of loading docks, lorry loading and unloading and the VOSA security matrix. Read More

July 22nd 2021. This article by Mitsubishi Forklifts explains how modern technology is being used in forklift trucks to make the operator's job easier and safer. Read More

July 9th 2021. Here is an interesting article by Trinton Castetter of Toyota which compares the virtues of standing or sitting when operating a forklift truck. Read More

July 1st 2021. This useful article is by Jake Stewart of Toyota Forklifts. I should add that LPG is often seen as "safe" when used on forklift trucks. Read More

May 26th 2021 Pallet maunfacturing explained. Here is an interesting article by Associated Pallets on the unsung hero of the logistics industry - the humble pallet. Read More

May 13th 2021. Here is a short article by Trinton Castetter. Product Marketing Specialist, Toyota Material Handling on the subject of forklift trip points. Read More

April 13th 2021. The Lucas CSM range of high performance 2-volt cell traction batteries, which incorporate copper stretch metal (CSM) technology to deliver day-to-day service levels are close to that of the much vaunted lithium ion battery. Read More

April 5th 2021. This article by Mitsubishi Forklifts is based on American figures but the same principles about forklift truck tip over hold good no matter where you are in the world. Read More

February 9th 2021. Tim Waples is chief executive of the Fork Lift Truck Association and asks if you are up to date on safety in the following article. Read More

February 7th 2021. This interesting article by Marcus Turner of TCM Forklift Trucks reveals what may be the true costs of forklift accidents. Read More

Disclaimer. The legislative information contained on this web site is my interpretation of the law based on many years in the health and safety business. A definitive interpretation can only be given by the courts. I will therefore not be held responsible for any accident/incident/prosecution arising as a consequence of anyone using any information obtained from this web site.

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