Rental Responsibilities

Fork lift trucks: your rental responsibilities Cut through the confusion about your legal liabilities when you hire a fork lift truck with this handy guide to Thorough Examinations. In recent years, the legal pressures on hirers of fork lift trucks has grown significantly following the introduction of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act (2007)….

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10,000 Small Businesses UK

Congratulations to our MD Adam, who is now over halfway through the Goldman Sachs 10,000 small businesses program. A very intensive 3 month course tailored around business growth. Atlasforklift were one of only 70 growing businesses in the UK that made it through the comprehensive application process and onto the course. Goldman Sachs will be…

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Topping Up Batteries

The largest cause of early failure of lead acid batteries – and therefore loss of warranty on them – is overtopping or undertopping them! Not only is topping up one of the biggest problems with using batteries but it is also one of the most common reasons battery companies will not honour a warranty. Also,…

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Thorough Examination

Attachments, such as platforms, booms, cranes and grabbers, are subject to constant abrasion and stress, so are practically vulnerable. So to ensure your forklift and its attachments are meeting all the safety requirements, get the Loler done with us. This thorough examination will point out any defects with the vehicle, if any, and once passed…

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Allis-Chalmers

Allis, Allis who can fix this Allis?   Our customer called said he had the word. And said “I suppose you’ve heard – about Allis” So we rushed to the site and looked outside, We could hardly believe our eyes. The Allis Chalmers was stuck on a customers’ drive!   Oh we need to find…

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Demand is growing for short term hires

Demand is growing for short term hires as companies are reducing risk to long term contact. This is specifically acknowledged where there is high cost equipment is required. Basically wait and see what is happening. Atlas Forklift has increased its stock of short term hire trucks to meet this increased demand and can still match…

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Birmingham – Worst Place in UK for Forklift Accidents

According to recent findings, based on Health and Safety Executive statistics between 2001 and 2008, Birmingham is the city with the most forklift accidents. Workers over 45 and heavy goods vehicle drivers waiting for their lorries to be loaded and unloaded have the highest fatality rates. Over 400 people are hospitalised and these are major…

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