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Safety Tip of the Week

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It is very important that only the operator rides in the seat of the forklift. There should be no other passengers on the forks or anywhere else. Also keep hands and feet inside the forklift at all times, as a lowered mast could sever hands, OUCH!

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What is an Air Door/Curtain?

An air door, also called an air curtain, employs a controlled stream of air aimed across an opening to create an air seal. This seal separates different environments, while allowing a smooth, unhindered flow of traffic and unobstructed vision through the opening.

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A FANtastic Way To Handle The Heat

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Summer is in full swing and escaping the constant heat has been a struggle, especially in warehouse environments. Handle the heat in a more effective way with one of Barclay’s MacroAir Fans. Studies have shown that heat stress can impact output and employee health, as well as causing a strain on equipment. Our industrial fans have air circulation down to a science, aerodynamics to be exact. 

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Worn tires cost your company money in the life-cycle of your equipment. In fact, downtime from a forklift tire failure or repair necessitated by tire failure usually costs more money than the tire itself.   Don’t risk injury to employees or damage to your equipment. Replace worn industrial tires and increase safety and productivity.

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Safety Tip of the Week

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Even if you are only going a few feet, it is important to keep forks low. Never travel with forks in an elevated position or lifted higher than a foot off the floor. It also never hurts to have a lookout helper if vision is not 100% clear, especially when reversing!

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Taylor-Dunn is the best way to go about your business! Dependable and built tough, Taylor-Dunn’s Stockchaser is a cost effective solution to improve efficiency in any warehousing application. This unique narrow aisle, highly maneuverable vehicle provides an ergonomic advantage by quickly bringing the operator closer to stock when order picking. 

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With the goal of reducing the hazards associated with forklifts, the Industrial Truck Association (ITA) is in Washington, D.C. today sponsoring the inaugural National Forklift Safety Day.

This event marks the convergence of manufacturers, customers, policymakers and the Administration to provide the unique opportunity for all parties to become educated and informed on industry practices meant to ensure the safest work environments possible.

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The release of OSHA’s Top 10 Safety Violations of 2013 comes as a reminder that your employees are your most valuable assets in the material handling industry.

When it comes to the safety of your employees, trust Barclay with the task at hand. We offer a variety of customized material handling safety training courses and consultations to better understand the specific safety needs of our customers.

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Save on transportation costs. Yale MPB045VG units are able to move pallets in and out of tight areas like inside a trailer. Truck packaging affects maneuverability of equipment. Some of these factors that affect include chassis head length, chassis width, bumper profile, fork tip profile, tiller handle position. This means maneuverability is critical when pin-wheeling and loading trailers. The Yale MPB045VG offers the shortest head length in class. Providing it with first-rate maneuverability both in t loading and unloading environments.

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Safety Tip of the Week

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Even if you are only going a few feet, it is important to keep forks low. Never travel with forks in an elevated position or lifted higher than a foot off the floor. It also never hurts to have a lookout helper if vision is not 100% clear, especially when reversing!

 

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