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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

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

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

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”

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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Keep It Cool!

It may still be officially spring, but summer has made an early appearance.  Keeping you forklift equipment cool can be a challenge during this time of year. Many companies open their overhead doors to allow cooler air to come in to their facility.  Seasonal work puts...

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Forklift Parts? When Experience Matters

Parts are parts?  Right?  Wrong.  In the world of forklifts not all parts are created equal.  Having the knowledge of what manufacturer of parts works best for particular a forklift is what makes CFE Equipment one of the best parts dealers in the Virginia/Maryland...

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