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Steel Prices and Industrial Production: Why Now Is The Time To Buy A Forklift

As the nation comes out of recession, industrial production is expected to grow nationwide, with the industrial production index forecasting increases of about 3.0% from 2014 to 2017. ¬†With increased industrial production, many associated industries are looking forward to a … Continue reading

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5 Tips For Charging Your Forklift Battery

With big pieces of machinery, it can be easy to overlook the smaller components that help make your forklift run properly. One of the most important things to keep an eye on is your forklift battery. Without a working battery, … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Prolong the Life of Your Forklift Battery

Unlike the battery under the hood of your car or truck, which are relatively inexpensive to replace, the battery on a forklift can comprise up to 30% of a new forklift’s value and, when properly maintained, can last for up … Continue reading

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Forklift Safety Starts With You: Watch Out for Others

Did you know the majority of forklift accidents involve pedestrians? That’s why it’s so important to keep others’ safety in mind when you drive.¬†Taking the time to examine your surroundings is a smart way to start your shift. Take notice … Continue reading

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Forklift Batteries: Handle With Care

If you own or work in a warehouse, you most likely use forklifts and know how important and huge their batteries are. I mean, you need a forklift just to move a forklift battery around. Not only are they big, … Continue reading

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Forklift Safety Tips: What You Need To Know

One of the main factors concerning effective forklift operation is understanding how to work the equipment safely. Hundreds of workers are killed every year while operating forklifts, while thousands are injured. We at Forklift Nation emphasize the importance of forklift … Continue reading

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Used Forklift: Potential Problems

Purchasing a used forklift for your business may seem like a good idea, but there are certain things to investigate before you buy. We at Forklift Nation stress the importance of safety above all else, so learn what you should … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget The Steel-toe Boots!

Forklifts are considered heavy machinery, and rightfully so! Like any other machine of such nature, proper safety equipment should be worn to reduce risk of injury. This includes safety glasses, protective gloves, and (arguably most important) a sturdy pair of … Continue reading

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Forklift Injuries Can Be Prevented With Proper Training

We know 1% doesn’t sound like much, but considering how many factory and warehouse employees there are in the country, forklift injuries make for quite a dent in the pile! To reduce the likelihood of injuries in your warehouse or … Continue reading

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Why Your Forklift Operators Should Be Trained

There are a number of reasons why the people operating forklifts should be properly trained. Here are five legitimate concerns addressed by forklift training: Are you in the market for used forklifts? Give us a call at 888.329.5438 for more … Continue reading

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