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Safety Training 101: Powered Industrial Trucks

Posted by Good Day's Work on Feb 16, 2017

Depending on the size of your operation, chances are good that you need to move heavy loads around. Whether they be skids of seeds, tanks, or other common farm equipment, it is probably a powered industrial truck (PIT) – commonly called a forklift – that you’re going to use for the job.  It may also be a skid steer, payloader or telehandler.  And just like any other heavy farm equipment, operating a forklift comes with its own hazards and concerns.

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Topics: OSHA Training Requirements, Powered Industrial Trucks, Safety Training

Safety Training 101: Powered Industrial Trucks

Posted by Good Day's Work on Mar 10, 2016

Depending on the size of your operation, chances are good that you need to move heavy loads around. Whether they be skids of seeds, tanks, or other common farm equipment, it is probably a powered industrial truck (PIT) – commonly called a forklift – that you’re going to use for the job.  It may also be a skid steer, payloader or telehandler.  And just like any other heavy farm equipment, operating a forklift comes with its own hazards and concerns.

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Topics: OSHA Training, Powered Industrial Trucks

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