When to Replace Your Forklift Tires
Forklifts routinely support large amounts of weight and the base of that weight are the tires of the machine. The average forklift is three-times that of the average car, so having adequate tires are important to staying safe while using the vehicle.
Operating MEWPs and Forklifts in Winter Conditions
Every winter season, operators of MEWPs and forklifts are faced with a new set of challenges. Winter conditions do not always lend to the safest working environments, and therefore, operators must take special precautions once the weather starts getting colder.
MEWPs and the Elevated Risks: Creating a Rescue Plan
When you have Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) in use in your workplace, the threshold for accidents is inevitably higher. If any of your employees are utilizing these kinds of equipment, what are your plans in case of an accident?
Effective Ways to Train Operators
Operations that run smoothly, and with few to zero forklift related injuries, are built as the result of effective operator training. But what exactly makes a forklift operator training program effective? And how does that align with OSHA’s requirements?
The Clock is Ticking for Compliance: The new ANSI 92 MEWP Standards
Has your company already reviewed the new OSHA Regulation 1926.453 and ANSI/SAIA A92.22 & A92.24 standards for Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs)? With the compliance deadline quickly approaching, now is the right time to get started on becoming compliant with the new rules. NOTE: COMPLIANCE DEADLINE MOVED TO JUNE 2020.