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Source Spare Parts for Forklift Trucks With Confidence from AtlasForklift

We make it easy to source spare parts for forklift trucks. The performance of forklifts heavily relies on the quality of their parts. In our extensive product line, we provide quality components such as starter motors, control panels, fuses, fan belts, and forklift battery plugs.

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drum handling safety
Drum Handling Safety: How To Use Drum Handlers On Forklift Trucks Safely

Using forklift trucks to handle drums comes with various challenges and potential hazards that need to be addressed properly. In this guide, we will outline the correct procedures for using drum handlers on forklift trucks safely whilst emphasising safety throughout, aiming to create a safer work environment in every setting.

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PUWER violations
5 Common PUWER Violations to Avoid

Using forklifts without knowledge of the potential dangers and necessary safety regulations can result in clear violations of PUWER. Failure to comply with PUWER and related regulations can lead to severe penalties, such as fines, criminal charges, and even imprisonment. In this guide, we will outline 5 common PUWER violations to avoid.

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DIY vs Professional Forklift Truck Servicing
DIY vs Professional Forklift Truck Servicing: Pros and Cons

When it comes to working with forklifts, servicing is a crucial part of ensuring their efficient and safe operation. In this blog post, we will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of DIY forklift truck servicing and whether it is truly safe for you to undertake such tasks yourself.

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important forklift attachments
Important Forklift Attachments: All You Need To Know!

Forklift attachments are extremely important for handling materials of different types. They are essential for transporting loads from one area to another. Using the wrong attachment can result in potential damage to your goods, vehicle, or even personal injury.

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lifespan of forklift trucks
How To Expand The Lifespan Of Forklift Trucks

Forklift trucks are vital in industries like construction, warehousing, and manufacturing for loading, unloading, and transporting materials. Their significant investment necessitates careful management to maximise lifespan and ensure return on investment.

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skills to master in forklift driver training
Top 5 Skills To Master In Forklift Driver Training

In the fast-paced world of warehouse and industrial logistics, being skilled in operating a forklift is essential for achieving professional excellence. We strongly believe in the importance of providing top-notch forklift driver training, as it has the power to bring about significant positive changes. By mastering forklift operations, accidents can be prevented and potential issues can be avoided.

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What is the Difference Between LOLER and PUWER?

Whilst there is some overlap between LOLER and PUWER, it is important to understand that these are two separate sets of regulations. It is crucial not to confuse them in order to avoid any potential penalties. So, what exactly is the difference between LOLER and PUWER? In this article, we will delve into the distinctions between the two and explore the consequences of non-compliance with LOLER and PUWER.

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Low Quality LPG | AtlasForklift - Forklift Repair West Midlands
Attention Users Of LPG Forklifts! Watch Out For Low Quality Gas (Low Quality LPG)

We have recently become aware of an ongoing issue concerning LPG (Liquid Petroleum Gas) in the UK. Many customers have been reaching out to us about starting problems with their LPG forklift trucks. In this article, we will delve deeper into this issue and provide guidance on what actions you should take.

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How Do I Register a Forklift Truck for Road Use?
How Do I Register a Forklift Truck for Road Use?

Are you looking to register a forklift truck for on-road use? If so, you need to familiarise yourself with the laws and regulations that govern this type of vehicle. Navigating the process can be tricky, but don’t worry, there are plenty of resources available to help make things easier. In this article, we will provide an overview of what you need to know about registering your forklift truck for on-road use in the UK.

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how to become a better forklift operator | Atlasforklift
How To Be A Better Forklift Operator

As a forklift operator, your top priority is to ensure the safety of yourself and those around you while carrying out your daily tasks. Therefore, it is essential to undergo forklift driver training. Being a compliant operator in terms of health and safety is crucial in order to prevent and minimise accidents that may occur during forklift operations.

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fuel contamination in forklift trucks | diesel truck fuel contamination
How To Avoid Fuel Contamination In Forklift Trucks?

Fuel contamination refers to fuel that has been tainted or poisoned by algae, rust, sediment, water, and organic matter. Typically, this material accumulates at the bottom of a fuel tank, whether it’s at a service station or in your truck. It can be difficult to avoid, but if you have no way of checking the quality of your fuel before filling up your storage container, you may end up putting contaminated fuel into your forklift truck.

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