Welcome to the Forklift Resources section of our website. We have collected data from a variety of sources regarding the technology and use of forklift trucks.
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Choosing the Right Lift Truck
Here is one question that is on many buyer’s minds and that is “How do I rate a lift truck?” There are several factors that can help you determine if a piece of equipment is right for your application. It is also important to know which lift truck would be most effective in the space you have. Use the informaion below to help you understand the issues involved in assessing your facility and purchasing the best equipment for your application.
- Which Raymond Lift Truck is Right for You and Your Application?
- Picking the Right Lift Truck
- Key Items to Consider Before Buying a Forklift
Forklift Training Resources
At Abel Womack, one of our priorities is the safety of lift truck users. We offer programs to train lift truck operators as well as training for people who will train lift truck operators at their companies. Our first time and continuing educational courses are proven effective every day. They enable you to establish organizational benchmark safety and performance standards through innovative instruction techniques that result in successful deployment of best practices when using Raymond equipment.
Forklift Safety Resources
Below are several articles from OSHA and other sources detailing some of the safety requirements for lift truck use.
- Forklift Tipping: Main Causes and How You Can Prevent it
- OSHA News Release, April 2008
Company Fined for Safety Violations after Death of Operator
- OSHA Standard Interpretation, March 1996
Use of Seat Belts on Lift Trucks