Forklift users across Australia stand to benefit from intended safety improvements outlined in several international standards recently adopted in Australia with more to come over the next 12 months, Standards Australia has announced.
A number of International Standards governing industrial trucks (forklifts) have recently been adopted as Australian Standards following extensive stakeholder consultation. The International Standards adopted have benefited from heavy influence of Australian experts ensuring their application in Australia, underpinned by international best practice. Continue reading “New international standards to increase safety”
EVERYONE loves a bargain but in the tough world of modern industry, where deadlines are critical and wriggle room for errors non-existent, some equipment-related ‘bargains’ can be disastrous. Freight movement demands a just-in-time inventory system, a system that is constantly in motion. Continue reading “‘Bargain basement’ lift truck are bad for businesses”
The Australian Forklift and Industrial Truck Association (AFITA) has released an updated version of its highly valued Forklift Truck Fair Wear and Tear Guide. The Guide has been developed to assist the interpretation of Fair Wear and Tear and to provide rental customers with a consistent approach that is implemented by AFITA members. Continue reading “FLT Fair Wear & Tear Guide updated”