Forklift trucks

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    Buyer beware

    When purchasing or hiring a pre-owned forklift truck for use in a potentially explosive atmosphere, it is vital to check the machine is safe to use for the intended tasks and working environment.

    By Darren Boiling, Pyroban on 04 September 2020

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    The MOT for the forklift truck

    Logistics managers are urged to seek total clarity in forklift safety examinations, after it was revealed that lift trucks are involved in 50 per cent more serious accidents than large good vehicles.

    By Geoff Martin, Chairman of CFTS on 03 May 2019