Phil Hanford

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by Phil Hanford, on April 8, 2024 at 6:45 PM

When a forklift goes down, lockout/tagout procedures protect employees from injury and your company from OSHA fines and litigation. Does your operation follow lockout/tagout (LOTO) best practices? By the time …

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Topics:Forklift Safety

by Phil Hanford, on December 17, 2023 at 12:23 PM

An online search for “scissor lifts for sale” or “rent scissor lift,” delivers a long list of options. Buyer beware. Scissor lifts may seem simple and fundamentally the same, but …

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Topics:AerialScissor Lift Rental

by Phil Hanford, on August 23, 2023 at 12:00 PM

Warehouse pedestrian safety is a major concern for any business operating with forklifts. While proper training of operators and pedestrians can help reduce risks, some safety managers want more peace …

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Topics:Forklift PartsForklift SafetyWarehouse Planning

by Phil Hanford, on March 12, 2023 at 1:15 PM

Damage, delays and downtime are three things every manager wants to avoid. One of the best ways to prevent all three is by ensuring your loading dock is as safe …

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Topics:Loading Dock

by Phil Hanford, on January 2, 2023 at 2:32 PM

Washington’s robust agricultural businesses need specialized tools for their operations. A reliable, heavy-duty forklift is a must, but a specialized forklift clamp can give your business a competitive edge. Here …

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Topics:Forklift PartsForklift Attachments

by Phil Hanford, on August 12, 2022 at 10:09 AM

Life can be full of hard choices. Spending resources on one thing means neglecting another. A few more hours at the office might help you toward that promotion. But it …

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Topics:ForkliftForklift BatteriesElectric ForkliftsHangcha

by Phil Hanford, on June 10, 2022 at 2:48 PM

As a busy warehouse manager, you have a full plate every day. You’re moving products in and out, managing a crew, and thinking about safety and efficiency in your warehouse …

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Topics:ForkliftWarehouse PlanningForklift Fleet ManagementWarehouse Products & Equipment

by Phil Hanford, on June 3, 2022 at 5:33 PM

Roughly 87 deaths occur annually from forklift accidents.* That’s 87 too many. While this fact alone is disturbing, the alarming truth is that this number isn’t decreasing. Unfortunately, this number …

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Topics:Forklift SafetyForklift Training

by Phil Hanford, on May 27, 2022 at 4:54 PM

Is this the year you told yourself you would make more money? Find a new job or even change careers? If that sounds like you, consider becoming a forklift technician …

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Topics:We're Hiring

by Phil Hanford, on May 20, 2022 at 10:19 AM

Product Name: XC Series Electric Pneumatic Tire Forklift with Li-Ion power 2.0 - 3.5t Manufacturer: Hangcha Model: FB25Li Lift Capacity: 4,000 - 7,000 lbs. Notable Features Quick charging. With the …

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Topics:ForkliftElectric ForkliftsProduct ReviewHangcha

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