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High-Capacity Container Mast Forklifts in Ports

Mar 25, 2022

High-Capacity Container Mast Forklifts in Ports Ontario is becoming an increasingly hostile place for heavy diesel commercial vehicles. The provincial government requires all heavy diesel commercial vehicles owners to get a series of emissions tests to comply with environmental regulations. As a future-orientated port authority, it makes sense to avoid these regulations and potential fines …

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What To Include In Your Daily Forklift Inspection

Oct 21, 2021

What To Include In Your Daily Forklift Inspection According to the CCOHS, forklifts should be inspected at the beginning of every shift and before each use. The daily check should include a visual check while the forklift is off and parked, followed by an operational pre-use check. Below is a list of items that should …

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Preventing A Tipped Forklift

Oct 5, 2021

Preventing A Tipped Forklift Forklift tip-overs not only result in damage to the truck itself, but can also cause serious injuries or fatalities to the operator. Tipping is a cause of unsafe practices in which the forklift becomes unbalanced and tips over. In order to avoid tipping, the stability of a forklift must always be …

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Safely Operating a Forklift in the Rain

Sep 16, 2021

Safely Operating a Forklift in the Rain For some occupations, rainy days aren’t something to worry about. In other workplaces, inclement weather can play a vital role in operations. Although perfect weather conditions make forklift operations a breeze, we know that’s not the reality – so we put together a list of important things to …

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The Importance of a Forklift Data Plate

Sep 14, 2021

The Importance of a Forklift Data Plate There are many important components of a forklift – one of them being the data plate. The data plate contains vital pieces of information pertaining to the forklift including the fuel type, load capacity, model and serial numbers. When training, and prior to operating the truck, it’s crucial …

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Choosing the right tire for your needs: Cushion vs Pneumatic

Aug 30, 2021

Choosing the right tire for your needs: Cushion vs Pneumatic When choosing the right forklift for your operations, there are many factors to consider in order to make the best choice for your financial investment. However, one that may be overlooked is the type of tire. To decide which type – cushion or pneumatic – …

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5 tips for operating a forklift in high temperatures

Aug 10, 2021

5 Tips for Operating a Forklift in High Temperatures Forklift operation combined with the hot summer sun can turn into a disaster, but by following these 5 tips you’ll be sure to optimize forklift operation and safety in the workplace. As we are well into summer at this point, it’s worth touching on safe forklift …

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Lithium-Ion Batteries: Is it worth the investment?

Jul 29, 2021

Lithium-Ion Batteries: Is it worth the investment? Although not new to the forklift industry, there is a lot to be said about Lithium-Ion batteries. There are so many positives that come with this investment, it’s important to note and highlight what this could mean for you. The point that comes up most often is the …

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National Forklift Safety Day – June 8th, 2021

Jun 8, 2021

National Forklift Safety Day – June 8th, 2021 In honour of the eighth annual National Forklift Safety Day (NFSD), we are highlighting some best practices and tips for safe forklift operation. NFSD initially came to be as a chance for the forklift industry to reiterate the importance of proper training, review the safe use of …

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When is the right time to lease, rent, or purchase?

May 27, 2021

When is the right time to lease, rent, or purchase? When it comes time to invest in a new piece of equipment for your business, the biggest decision you’ll face alongside which piece of machinery is right for you, is whether to purchase outright, lease, or rent. The driving factors behind this decision will be …

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