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Westmat Forklift Updates, Promotions, Video's and More...

Westmat Forklift Updates, Promotions, Video's and More...

National Forklift Safety Day Awareness. Safety Tip #5: Pre-Shift Inspections

In Forklift Safety | May 17, 2017

SAFETY TIP #5: DO A PRE-SHIFT INSPECTION
Operators should always inspect the equipment prior to the start of their shift. Here is a sample checklist;

For more information on National Forklift Safety Day visit NationalForkliftSafetyDay.Org

You can also sign up for our Forklift Operator Safety Training, On Sale until June 30, 2017.
Register for Forklift Safety Training Here.

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Fork Inspection Guide

In FAQ Forklift Safety Videos | Nov 24, 2016

Are the Forks on your Forklift Safe? How to Measure Forks for Wear.

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Forklift Operator Licenses and Re-Certifications

In FAQ Forklift Safety | Jul 22, 2016

 

Has your forklift operators license expired? Not sure if you need to be re-certified or even how often re-certification is required? From how often do operators need to be certified? to I lost my operators card - can I get another? We have answers to the most frequently asked questions related to Forklift Operator Cards, re-certificaiton and what is required.

 
DO YOU HAVE A VALID FORKLIFT OPERATORS CARD?

 

Forklift Types, Classifications & Certifications

In FAQ Forklift Safety | Sep 8, 2016

Trying to figure out what class your forklift is? what certifications you require and wondering if you and your team require a specific operators certification? We have a full list of all Forklift Classifications; 1,2,3,4,5 & 7. Including what types of forklifts align with each class, the coinciding safety training that applies to each class and some frequently asked questions related to Forklift types, Classifications and Operator Safety Training...

 
WHAT CLASS OF FORKLIFT ARE YOU CERTIFIED TO OPERATE?

 

Forklift Pedestrian Safety

In Forklift Safety | Dec 29, 2016

Forklift Safety in the Work Place is more than just the Operators Responsibility. Through our safety training courses, support of national forklift safety day, and overall committment to providing business and individuals information on forklift best practices and safety awareness. We strive to improve operator and pedestrian safety. 

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