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05/12/08 - When forklift operators get their licenses, they are usually taught to follow and adhere to basic rules for correctly parking a forklift. Australian Forklift Training observe that these basics are slowly forgotten and it is common to see forklift operators ...
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04/12/08 - Rear End Swing’ as WorkCover refer to it, is responsible for a majority of damage caused to racking, products and machinery. In the current forklift theory test, one of the questions that applicants must answer correctly to get their licenses is: Why ...
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03/12/08 - According to Australian Forklift Training, most sit down (counter balance) type forklifts have a narrow wheel base and can easily be tipped over sideways. Several forklift operators have no idea how close their bad driving habits bring them to tipping ...
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02/12/08 - Australian Forklift Training note that in the current forklift theory test, one of the questions that applicants are expected to know is the question of ‘How should bagged goods be transported and stored?’ The answer according to WorkCover is ‘Bagged ...
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01/12/08 - Australian Forklift Training observe that when a forklift tips forward, the back wheels keep lifting off the ground until either the forks hit the ground or the load falls off. The higher that the forks are off the ground, the further the forklift will ...
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28/11/08 - According to Australian Forklift Training, the standard procedure that forklift operators should follow when a fault is noticed with a forklift is to remove the ignition key, put an out of order sign or tag on it, and report the fault to the supervisor. ...
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27/11/08 - Australian Forklift Training refer safety measures on pedestrian safety from WorkSafe Victoria and gives a good 8 step plan for keeping pedestrians safe on the worksite.
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25/11/08 - According to Australian Forklift Training operators should always try and park their forklift on a flat surface. The parking brakes on most forklifts are only designed to prevent the forklift from moving on either a flat surface or a very slight incline.
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25/11/08 - The new Aerial Order Picker, available from Richmond, fits through standard doorways and can assist users in accessing overhead fixtures and storage areas safely and efficiently.
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24/11/08 - According to Australian Forklift Training most operators are not aware of the correct way to fit an LP gas bottle to a forklift. When properly fitted, the bottle should be positioned so that the breather or safety relief valve is directly at the top, ...
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21/11/08 - Standard forklifts are only designed to carry one operator at a time. Their safety guards and seating only protect the person sitting in the seat.
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20/11/08 - An advisory notice from Australian Standards shows operators what to do in case of a rollover. Australian Forklift Training recommend the user to print it out and put it up on notice boards around the warehouse.

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