Forklift Safety That Goes Beyond the Forklift

Forklift operators and warehouse workers safely complete tasks in a warehouse

While National Forklift Safety Day is June 8, forklift safety is more than just one day, and it is also more than just the forklift. A holistic and consistent focus is key especially given the important role forklift safety plays in the supply chain. To build and maintain a strong safety culture, managers need to […]

Forklift Safety Series: Using an Integrated Approach to Safety to Manage Organizational Change and Streamline Compliance

Warehouse supervisor reviews data from fleet management software with forklift operator

Crown Equipment is committed to helping customers maintain a safe operation with equipment designed around the operator, in accordance with industry standards. A successful safety program considers key elements that can positively contribute to employee safety. In this forklift safety blog series, with topics inspired by our new e-book “An Integrated Approach to Forklift Safety,” […]

Forklift Safety Series: Closing Training Gaps with a Supplier-Supported Approach

Forklift trainer conducts training with forklift operator trainee.

Crown Equipment is committed to helping customers maintain a safe operation with equipment designed around the operator, in accordance with industry standards. A successful safety program considers key elements that can positively contribute to employee safety. In this forklift safety blog series, with topics inspired by our new e-book “An Integrated Approach to Forklift Safety,” […]

Forklift Safety Series: Using Data and Technology to Strengthen Your Safety Culture

Crown Equipment is committed to helping customers maintain a safe operation with equipment designed around the operator, in accordance with industry standards. A successful safety program considers key elements that can positively contribute to employee safety. In this forklift safety blog series, with topics inspired by our new e-book “An Integrated Approach to Forklift Safety,” […]

Forklift Safety Series: The Impact of Forklift Design on Safety Management

Warehouse employee operates forklift with ergonomic features

Crown Equipment is committed to helping customers maintain a safe operation with equipment designed around the operator, in accordance with industry standards. A successful safety program considers key elements that can positively contribute to employee safety. In this forklift safety blog series, with topics inspired by our new e-book “An Integrated Approach to Forklift Safety,” […]

Forklift Safety Series: Defining an Integrated Approach to Safety

A forklift operator completes forklift safety training

Crown Equipment is committed to helping customers maintain a safe operation with equipment designed around the operator, in accordance with industry standards. A successful safety program considers key elements that can positively contribute to employee safety. In this forklift safety blog series, with topics inspired by our new e-book “An Integrated Approach to Forklift Safety,” […]

Enhance Your Forklift Fleet Performance in Five Steps

Connected forklifts operating in warehouse dock environment

Given the forklift’s prominent role in your supply chain operation, it’s a smart idea to regularly take a hard look at your forklifts and identify attainable goals that will help ensure your fleet is performing at optimal levels. Below are five steps that could help you enhance the performance and productivity of your forklift fleet. […]

Braving the Cold Year-Round: Five Tips for Cold Storage Lift Truck Operation

Forklift operator unloads products from a trailer in a cold storage warehouse

As we look forward to packing away our heavy coats, gloves and scarves for the season, it seems many of us are eager to leave the brutal cold of winter behind as warmer, spring weather approaches. However, for those in cold storage warehouses, bundling up to contend with cooler climates is a daily, year-round occurrence. […]

Forget the “New Normal:” Three Tips for Improving Facility Operations Beyond COVID-19

Forklift operators perform tasks in warehouse setting

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to reshape and challenge distribution facilities and supply chains, there’s been a lot of talk about adjusting to the “new normal.”  But why focus on normal when you could focus on better? In many ways, the pandemic has become an accelerator or catalyst for positive change, forcing companies to reexamine, […]

Fleet and Operator Management Systems: A Valuable Tool in Your Forklift Safety Toolkit

Forklift operator logs in to fleet and operator management system

The core foundation of an effective safety culture is access to quality training at various levels of an organization; where training is provided and encouraged not just for operators, but also for trainers, supervisors and even pedestrians. While this multi-faceted approach to safety may seem daunting, a forklift fleet and operator management system can give […]