This one is for managers to think about. We all like to be good neighbours but what if the warehouse next door wants to borrow your forklift (because their own is broken, perhaps)? Are their operators trained? Who is liable if their operator has an accident on your machine? While a good neighbour does not bring in a lawyer to draft a contract for this kind of exercise, some questions should be asked before you just say yes.
Research shows that it takes the average person 66 days to pick up a new habit and 254 days for a complex habit. What this means for forklift training is that often we have to get rid of bad habits that have been picked up over the years, or never corrected. Recertification programs re-emphasise some […]Read more
An important part of our training program includes a pre use safety inspection of the forklift. Operators often forget or feel pressured to miss this key step to safety. But it is crucial that it gets done and done properly. If it’s not safe, don’t use it, tag it out and report it to your […]Read more