Forklifts can and often do tip over. Lifting the rear tires off the ground can happen easily when you are unsure of the load’s weight, and some have knocked forklifts onto their sides. (Seatbelts are important.) Understanding the basic physics of load limits is an important part of safe forklift operation. It’s very easy to maneuver yourself into an uncorrectable position and lose control. 3,000 lb…
There are two types of maintenance repairs in the equipment business – preventative and reactive – and the difference between the two is the difference between a profitable shop and a money drain. According to a Construction Equipment study if … Continue reading →
Use these tips to find the rental program that makes sense for your company. For many contractors and construction companies, renting equipment can offer an attractive, cost-effective alternative to consider as construction work strengthens this year and shows growth in 2011.
Last month, I shared information on how to prevent forklift accidents in order to avoid injury, reduce costs and maximize productivity. This June, we observe National Safety Month with 10 tips for safe use of material handling equipment.