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The Importance of Forklift Operator Training

The Importance of Forklift Operator Training

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 issued a provision for only authorized and trained operators to operate a power industrial truck. With such regulations and high demand for heavy machinery, the need for skilled operators is foreseen to skyrocket in the...

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OSHA Imposed Fines for Material Handling Violations

OSHA Imposed Fines for Material Handling Violations

In December 2010, OSHA penalized a freight carrier company in Rhode Island for $76,000 after an operator suffered foot injury. The authority has determined many counts where the lift truck is being operated incorrectly that resulted to mishap and worker’s…

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Checking Your Forks

Checking Your Forks

Forklift forks will start to get worn the after the first use. If you often use your lift truck, then it’s a very, very good idea to regularly inspect the forks. Here are a few things to look for while inspecting the forks: The thickness of…

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Customer Service

Customer Service

Everyone has most likely had a negative customer service experience before. Poor customer service is one of if not the leading factor in losing customers. It is also a factor in preventing new customers, because people are more likely to talk about a…

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CFE Helps Ship WWII Anchor

CFE Helps Ship WWII Anchor

Members of team CFE out of our Richmond branch donated their time and expertise to help assist in the shipment of a World War II anchor from Virginia to New Mexico. The historic anchor is on loan to the City of Clovis as part of an Eagle Scout Project by…

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The Benefits of a “Blue Safety Light”

The Benefits of a “Blue Safety Light”

Facility safety is a major concern for many employers and employees in material handling spaces, including here at CFE Equipment. The operation of this equipment can be dangerous when certain procedures are not followed. We all know the dangers of work place…

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