Choosing Linde Forklift Lighting Options for Your Business

Apart from having the most expensive forklift currently on the Australian Materials Handling market.  Linde forklift lighting come with a wide variety of options.  Sales people are great at taking your order, but sometime struggle to explain the options you might be able to get.  So the aim of this article information is to make choosing the right option easier for you.

The Linde forklift series 335, 350 and 351 models you really have no choice. The forklift come standard with a full road lighting which includes headlights, rear lights, brake lights and indicators.  Unfortunately the position of the lights is not selectable and there is no option for LED lights.  Generally these models are made in the the Kion Group Chinese Factory. (more…)

Read more about Choosing Linde Forklift Lighting Options for Your Business
  • 0

New Australian Standards for Forklift Seat Belts

Australian Standards are documents that set out specifications, procedures and guidelines that aim to ensure products, services and systems are at a consistently high, safe, consistent and reliable standard. Forklifts have some of the most well developed Australian Standards, with the majority of standards coming under AS 2359.  Forklift seat belts are one area that has changed recently.

You're responsible for keeping up to date with changes to forklift standards In business you are responsible for keeping up to date with changes in laws and the latest standards.  One forklift standard that has recently been changed is forklift seat belts. Manufacturing is always improving

As manufacturing improves so does the associated standards.  Whilst the Australian Standards are not law, some are .  Its always a good idea to make sure you are aware of what standards apply to your industry.  It can go a long way to i…

Read more about New Australian Standards for Forklift Seat Belts
  • 0

A Forklift Checklist And Why You Need To Use Them

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.

What is a Forklift Checklist ? A forklift checklist is simple, its usually either a paper format or digital, where the operator is asked a serious of prompt questions about the condition of the forklift, It also has allowances for being able to report and issues that might arise.

Please note that forklift 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:

Environmental Checklist

Observe all environmental features and identify hazards s…

Read more about A Forklift Checklist And Why You Need To Use Them
  • 0

Forklifts and Indentifying Hazards

In warehouses, factories, shipping yards, freight terminals and other workplaces across Australia, forklifts are used to lift, stack and transfer loads.

While forklifts offer a practical materials handling solution for many businesses, each year they continue to be associated with workplace deaths and injuries. The human and financial cost of forklift-related incidents for employees, industry and the community is substantial, and in the most part completely avoidable, especially when employees and employers work together to improve health and safety at work. (more…)

Read more about Forklifts and Indentifying Hazards
  • 0