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Debunking Electric Forklift Myths

Some equipment is essential for warehouses and similar workplaces, and forklifts are among them. Forklifts make it quick and easy to get your products where they need to go. But what kind of forklift should you choose — gas-powered or electric? Some businesses may select the former due to misconceptions about electric forklifts. However, this equipment offers many of the same benefits as gas-powered options, plus several unique advantages.

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Everything You Need to Know About Renting a Forklift

Whether you’re experiencing an unusually high volume of business or need to handle heavier loads in your warehouse, consider renting a forklift. Forklift rentals provide all the benefits of owning one, which means your business can meet new demands without having to fully invest in the equipment permanently. Here, Barclay Brand Ferdon discusses everything you should know before renting a forklift for your business in New Jersey or New York.

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Forklift Clamps and What They Can Be Used For

If you own a business that uses forklifts daily, then you’re probably already familiar with how they work. However, if you need to handle specific materials like hay, paper rolls, or others, a forklift attachment can help you do so with greater ease and efficiency. A forklift clamp is a perfect solution if you’re looking to move a variety of materials. Barclay Brand Ferdon is here to discuss what forklift clamps are, the different types of clamps, and what materials they can handle.

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Different Types of Forklift Tires and Knowing Which Ones Are Right for Your Business

Forklifts are an essential part of many businesses, and because of this, it’s important to ensure they’re equipped with the right tires. Forklift tires come in a variety of materials and designs, and each one has a specific use. Here, Barclay Brand Ferdon describes the different types of forklift tires and what surfaces they work best on.

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How to Choose the Right Type of Forklift Mast

At Barclay Brand Ferdon, we’ve provided countless business owners over the years with the forklifts and fork attachments they need to get the job done. Whether you’re looking to rent a forklift for a specific need or you need to purchase a new fork attachment, our team of industry experts will help you narrow down your choices, providing you with the knowledge you need to make the best decision for your business.
When it comes to forklift masts, there are a few options, and you need to account for overhead clearance, as well as the space between aisles. Here, we take a closer look at forklift masts and how to pick the right kind for your application.

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Used Pallet Jacks and What to Look for When Buying One

If you own a business that constantly moves heavy pallets, you’ll likely benefit from a pallet jack. While new pallet jacks can be costly, a used pallet jack often does the same amount of work as a new one would – and typically at a lower price. Here, Barclay Brand Ferdon explains the differences between used and new pallet jacks, as well as some factors to consider when purchasing a used one.

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What Is HAZCOM Training? When and How Often to Get Certified

If you’ve recently hired a new employee who will be working with hazardous materials, or a current employee has agreed to work with additional hazardous materials, they’ll need to complete HAZCOM training. HAZCOM stands for hazardous communications, and training for it is required by OSHA. Barclay Brand Ferdon provides HAZCOM training for businesses in New Jersey and New York. Here, we take a closer look at what you need to know about HAZCOM training.

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Understanding the Different Forklift Training Courses and Certifications

Forklifts come in several classes, but regardless of what kind of forklift your company uses, each operator needs to receive forklift training and certification, as well as OSHA-mandated training. Barclay Brand Ferdon offers forklift training to operators at businesses from the lower New York region to Middlesex and Ocean Counties in New Jersey. Here, we describe the types of forklift classes, as well as the training and certification required from every operator.

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Understanding Daily OSHA Forklift Inspection Guidelines

The material handling industry depends on safe and efficient solutions like forklifts to move goods, but certain guidelines must be followed to make sure they are in safe working condition. At Barclay Brand Ferdon, we have served New York and New Jersey with both high-quality products and industry expertise to keep our clients satisfied and safe in the workplace for many years. Here, we explain the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) forklift inspection guidelines, helping you to ensure your company is operating safely and in compliance.

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Why Food Safety Is an Important Part of Forklift Training

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), housed within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is responsible for preventing unsafe food products – including eggs, meat, and poultry – from entering the country’s supply chain. To ensure food safety for all consumers, the FSIS carries out inspections of food processing and handling operations, analyzing every aspect of daily business – down to a company’s forklifts. It also maintains a set of laws that all food-related facilities must adhere to. Barclay Brand Ferdon takes a closer look at the importance of food safety training for forklift operators.

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5 Rules and Tips for Forklift Safety

Whether you work in warehousing, logistics, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, food production, or distribution, maneuvering a forklift (or several) is likely part of your business’ day-to-day operations. While these pieces of machinery offer a host of advantages, such as improving your workplace’s efficiency, they must be operated with extreme care and skill to avoid injuries, damaged goods, and other unfortunate outcomes. Here, Barclay Brand Ferdon offers five rules and tips to ensure forklift safety at your jobsite.

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Gauging Your Terrain: What Sort of Lift Trucks Do You Need?

Forklifts are necessary pieces of equipment among many warehouses and distribution facilities – but one size does not always fit all. Factors like landscape, product storage requirements, warehouse layout and more can play a factor in choosing which type of lift truck might be the best for your business. Here, Barclay Brand Ferdon will discuss some different types of lift trucks and terrains to help you pinpoint which may be right for you.

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