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How Much Does Forklift Safety Training in St. Louis Cost?

In order to become a forklift operator in St. Louis, you must take forklift safety training, even if you have experience using the machine. You cannot legally operate a forklift or work as a forklift driver without taking the training course. OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) requires that all employers train their workers on …

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Improving Material Handling Efficiency

Forklift America has customers all over the country who regularly share practices that have helped them improve productivity in their warehouses. Expertise in material handling comes from solid training, experience and learning from predecessors. Here are some proven best practices for improving productivity in material handling.

Reducing the Risk of Forklift Overturn, Collision or Loss of Load

Forklifts work on the principle of a cantilever. A load on the forks (a beam) supported by the front wheels (a fulcrum) is counterbalanced by the forklift’s body and counterweight built into it. Comparing the “moment” of each determines whether a forklift will safely carry a load or tip forward. In other words, the driver …

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Seven Steps to Effective Forklift Training

Lift trucks are only as safe and productive as their operators.  Effective driver training programs are critical to ensuring your drivers are competent to safely operate a forklift and that your distribution center is legally compliant.  Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations specify what topics driver training programs must cover while packaged training programs, …

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