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Forklift

Forklifts are a popular type of material handling equipment that uses a double-pronged attachment to lift and carry heavy palletized materials. Read on to find out the latest news, tips, and tutorials related to forklifts.

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How to Determine the Load Center on a Forklift

How to Determine the Load Center on a Forklift

Before using a forklift, you should determine the load center on the forklift in order to assure you are handling a safe load capacity.

What Are Pneumatic Tires And How Are They Used?

What Are Pneumatic Tires And How Are They Used?

The 15 Forklift Safety Tips To Avoid Injuries

The 15 Forklift Safety Tips To Avoid Injuries

The Forklift Stability Triangle’s Importance

The Forklift Stability Triangle’s Importance

How Much Does a Forklift Weigh?

How Much Does a Forklift Weigh?

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25 Popular Forklift Manufacturers

25 Popular Forklift Manufacturers

The world's leading forklift manufacturer is Toyota Industries Corporation. We’ll explain the top forklift brands and the types of forklifts they offer.
25 Popular Forklift Manufacturers

Forklift Capacity: Definition and How To Calculate It

Forklift Capacity: Definition and How To Calculate It

Find out what forklift capacity is and how you can accurately calculate it.
Forklift Capacity: Definition and How To Calculate It

Forklift Maintenance 101: Benefits, Frequency and Cost

Forklift Maintenance 101: Benefits, Frequency and Cost

Learn the benefits of forklift maintenance and follow our upkeep schedules to extend the service life of your equipment.
Forklift Maintenance 101: Benefits, Frequency and Cost

6 Important Forklift Safety Hazards

6 Important Forklift Safety Hazards

We cover the most common hazards and dangers operators should look out for in the work zone when operating a forklift.
6 Important Forklift Safety Hazards

12 Forklift Hand Signals Every Operator Should Know

12 Forklift Hand Signals Every Operator Should Know

Learn every major forklift hand signal, when to use them and how they ensure safety on the work site.
12 Forklift Hand Signals Every Operator Should Know

12 Forklift Attachments and Their Uses

12 Forklift Attachments and Their Uses

Forklifts can be fitted with a variety of attachments; this article will discuss which forklift attachments will work best for your project.
12 Forklift Attachments and Their Uses

10 Common Forklift Types, Classifications and Uses

10 Common Forklift Types, Classifications and Uses

Forklifts are one of the most powerful vehicles for builders. Our guide covers the different forklift types, the benefits of each equipment, and popular forklift models to help choose the right forklift for your next construction project.
10 Common Forklift Types, Classifications and Uses

How To Get Forklift Certified + Common FAQs

How To Get Forklift Certified + Common FAQs

Learn what standard forklift training programs include, find out who certifies training, and know who should get forklift training.
How To Get Forklift Certified + Common FAQs

Forklift Mast Types: How to Choose the Right One

Forklift Mast Types: How to Choose the Right One

Forklifts, while not overly large, can lift loads that weigh in the thousands of pounds high in the air. However, there are different types and styles of forklifts available, so how can a business choose the right forklift?
Forklift Mast Types: How to Choose the Right One

Forklift Accident Types, Stats, and Safety Protocols

Forklift Accident Types, Stats, and Safety Protocols

888,220 forklift accidents were reported between 2011 and 2019. Most recently, forklift accidents caused 79 deaths and 8,140 nonfatal injuries in 2019.
Forklift Accident Types, Stats, and Safety Protocols

Common Forklift Rental Prices For Your Next Project

Common Forklift Rental Prices For Your Next Project

Learn about the different forklift rental prices and the best practices on how to rent them.
Common Forklift Rental Prices For Your Next Project

18 Important Forklift Statistics

18 Important Forklift Statistics

Forklift statistics report that an average of 85 accidents occur each year. Find out the main causes of industrial truck accidents and how training can prevent them.
18 Important Forklift Statistics

How Does a Forklift Work

How Does a Forklift Work

We know where it’s used, but how does a forklift work? To answer that, we put together this guide to break down what a forklift is used for, its different parts and how it works.
How Does a Forklift Work

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