Forklift Safety Week : Standards, Safety and Industrial Trucks Video Now Online

With the decision to move the 2020 Forklift Safety Week online as a series of webinars allowed the webinars to be recorded so the could be available after the webinars.

Website upgrades to allow video viewing to be online have now been completed and the first of the videos has been posted to the AFITA Website.

This video is taken from the first of four webinars presented by AFITA as part of Forklift Safety Week 2020

Standards, Safety and Industrial Trucks

The video link is here

Presenter: Mike Croxford, Crown Equipment

Moderator: Craig Williams, Clark Equipment

2020 Forklift Safety Week Goes Online

The Australian Forklift and Industrial Trucks Association has been presenting Forklift Safety Week since 2011.

In light of the COVID-19 restrictions, we are moving this initiative online for this year.

The AFITA Safety Week Seminar, which in the past has been an all day face to face event, will become a series of four on-line seminars  which will be presented over two weeks commencing 17 June 2020.

These seminars are aimed at safety managers, operations managers, team leaders and anyone responsible for the safe operation of forklift and industrial trucks in Australia. Continue reading “2020 Forklift Safety Week Goes Online”

New international standards to increase safety

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”