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News and Features

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  • Forklifts – Getting on and off safely

    How to reduce or eliminate the workplace health and safety risks from forklifts by making sure operators can get on and off safely. Forklifts cause more death and injuries in workplaces than any other piece of equipment. This health and safety solution advise how workplaces can prevent workers getting injured…

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  • Changing and Charging a Forklift Battery Safely

    Safety is always a number one priority within any workplace. That is why, it is important that forklift operators take a few minutes to complete a pre-safety check to ensure their own safety as well as the safety of the people around them. A pre-start safety check should be done…

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  • Safety Attitudes

    In organisational psychology, the belief-attitude-value system determines the likelihood that people will accept a message (e.g. workplace safety) and act accordingly based on three psychological dimensions: People's beliefs (the cognitive dimension): what a person knows to be true, our convictions. People’s attitudes (the affective dimension): how they feel, a particular…

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  • Get Exponential Benefits from One Simple Forklift Upgrade

    Get Exponential Benefits from One Simple Forklift Upgrade What do good investments, the human population and lithium ion batteries all have in common? Exponential growth. While many would argue we have enough humans getting around as it is, few would turn down an abundant source of cash or an invention—like…

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  • Protect Forklift Operators from Heat Stress

    With another scorching Australian summer upon us, it’s extremely important that employers and employees are aware of the dangers of heat stress. Workers who are exposed to extreme heat or work in hot environments (both indoor and outdoor) may be at risk of heat stress, and that includes forklift operators,…

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  • Working With Forklifts

    The purpose of this alert is to remind forklift users of the inherent dangers of using a forklift. Background WorkCover recently responded to two incidents where, in each incident, a worker was injured while a load was being shifted nearby with a forklift. In the first incident, a worker received…

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  • MHI & Nichiyu Acquire UniCarriers

    The preparatory committee will be jointly operated by MHI, Mitsubishi Nichiyu Forklift and UniCarriers, with MHI Director and Senior Executive Vice President Atsushi Maekawa serving in charge. The committee will, to the extent permissible under applicable laws (including antitrust or competition laws), draw up business policies and strategies to further…

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