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Are Merlo’s New High Performance Telehandler Range As Good As They Say ?

Forklift Attachments, Forklifts, Telehandlers April 22, 2018

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Merlo – The Telehandler range not the Merlo Coffee range has been designing and building telehandlers, construction machines and telescopic boom tractors, since 1964 and are Italian owned and exported globally from Italy.

Even though Merlo as a brand has market share in some European countries, they’ve had a stop start history in Australia.

Merlo has a factory backed Australian division of Merlo, which is the Merlo Group Australia which has two locations one in Perth Western Australia and the other in Sydney Australia.

Merlo group Australia, runs a pretty standard dealership model, with several independent dealers based in each state, giving a country wide coverage of Australia. Continue reading …

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Bolzoni Auramo release the Stainless Steel Coated Fork Tyne

Forklift Attachments July 16, 2017

Bolzoni Auramo

The latest release from Bolzoni Auramo is the stainless steel coated fork tynes which are perfect for the spark free areas

The stainless-steel-cladded forklift forks are the best option for areas that must be kept spark free. These areas include explosive environments where paint, chemicals and explosives are handled.

These forks are also a great choice for food preparation areas for hygiene purposes and when you need to avoid risk of spark generation due to rubbing between similar metal materials (i.e. between fork steel and the load steel) or rusty and light metals (i.e. between rusty fork and an aluminium or magnesium load). Continue reading …

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Why You Need Forklift Driver Training

Forklift Attachments July 13, 2017

forklift driver training

Forklift Driver Training has changed plenty in the last year as has workplace training.  The onus is on the business to provide a safe workplace and training for its employees.  A business needs to make sure that their forklift operators are sufficiently trained as well as licensed to operate.

More and more in today’s business world we encourage employees to take accountability for their own actions. Productivity is gained through well trained and competent staff, together with the ability to minimize possible work related injuries; these all play a part in the overall productivity of your business. The duty of care legislation and WorkCover suggests correct Forklift driver training should be part of the normal ongoing training register for staff.

It is the duty of a Forklift Driver Training instructor to encourage students to operate their equipment in a productive and safe manner; an emphasis is also placed on the forklift truck and its requirements regarding safety. A safe truck may be driven safely and this will minimize the risk of injury or damage to equipment or product.

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Safety Signs In The WorkPlace

Forklift Attachments, Safety July 8, 2017

Safety Signs

In Australia over the last 20 years, Safety has become a huge driver in Materials Handling.  So it is a very obvious thing when you go to a business and see Safety Signs throughout a workplace

Safety signs are generally used as an aid to:

•> Communicate information on hazards
•> Communicate the need for personal protective equipment (where other control strategies are inadequate or impracticable)
•> Communicate the location of safety equipment / emergency facilities (eye wash stations, first aid kit)
•> Give guidance and instruction in an emergency. Continue reading …

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A Forklift Checklist And Why You Need To Use Them

Forklift Attachments, Safety July 5, 2017

Forklift Checklist

It is part of forklift licencing in Australia that before starting a forklift checklist should be completed on the forklift, or what is referred to as a pre-start forklift checklist. Below you can find examples of 4 areas that should be done as part of a Forklift safety checklists that should be carried out by forklift users.

Please note that safety checklists should always be modified to be specific to each individual application and type of equipment, the lists below are intended as a guideline only: Continue reading …

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    Merlo – The Telehandler range not the Merlo Coffee range has been designing and building telehandlers, construction machines and telescopic boom tractors, since 1964 and are Italian owned and exported globally from Italy. Even though Merlo as a brand has market share in some European countries, they’ve had a stop start history in Australia. Merlo […]

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