Even the myth of Robin Hood can inspire organizations of today. His motto of “steal from the rich and give to the poor” isn’t exactly what I was thinking. Rather I was thinking more in the lines of “take what you have already paid for and give to the needy”. What am I talking about? […]

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Is my forklift big enough to handle my attachment and load?

Forklift Capacities with Attachments Many loads which are lifted and transported with forklifts are better handled by using a forklift attachment mounted to the forklift’s carriage. There are many types of forklift attachments. Attachments have been designed to handle paper rolls, clamp boxes, move loads without pallets, handle concrete blocks, and handle or manipulate many […]

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Operate your Scissor Lift Safely and Productively. Fall Protection, Stabilization and Positioning. Maintenance and Operator Training.

3 Keys for Using Scissor Lifts Safely   A scissor lift is a personnel platform which is designed to lift workers vertically to perform many types of maintenance, construction, manufacturing, imaging and testing activities. Scissor lifts are, also, designed to travel forward and back with a lowered platform to position platform for the next task. […]

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Yes, read your operators manual. It's a great resource.

Post From Liftech Training And Safety Manager Jeff Hauser   When I began to write this article I thought where to begin? The hazards of equipment, the safety features, the rules of operation, the necessary and required training, the OSHA standards, or the manufacture guidelines? There are so many topics that involve the safe operation […]

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Memorial Day 2018

Post from Liftech CFO Mike Vaughan – Memorial Day Actually, I feel inadequate more than just Memorial Day…. each day I look at the pictures that hang in my office from Omaha Beach and Point du Hoc on the Normandy coast. I often wonder what the brave men and women were thinking about that day amidst […]

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