In this section you will find ideas that make forklift truck operation safer. Whilst this website is dedicated to forklift training in particular it follows that anything that can help to reduce the annual toll of accidents and deaths can only be a good thing.
I will detail new products that come to my attention with a link back to the appropriate website. It would be appreciated if the owners of such web sites do a reciprocal link back to this page. If you have a new(ish) product designed to improve forklift safety, you can contact me here.
Please note that I cannot vouch for the usefulness or safety of these products as I have no experience with them. I list them because users of forklifts might find them interesting. I have no financial interest in any product on this website.
September 3rd 2019. Check out this new system called I-stop. It prevents a lorry from moving whilst it is being loaded/unloaded. Read More
May 29th 2018. Linde Material Handling has launched a new hydraulic fork positioner aptly called "View" that improves operator visibility when handling loads. Read More
October 17th 2017. Check out this great safety feature for all companies that use forklift trucks. I've only just discovered Boplan's flexible safety barriers and wonder why this wasn't done by someone years ago. More
Feb 16th 2017. Live demos of the new Combilift Safe-Lift showed how drivers can avoid the pitfalls of tip-overloading. More
Jan 23rd 2017. The UK's top door manufacturer, Hörmann, is celebrating another successful product launch after releasing its first UK Wheelblocker – a new piece of safety equipment that locks lorries into the loading bay. More
June 4th 2015. Damaged racking? Don't replace, repair. Ros have an on site racking repair system which allows the racking uprights to be repaired without removing the product from the racking. More
January 16th 2015. If you use a telescopic materials handler or any forklift fitted with pneumatic tyres you might be interested in this new safety device from Comatra. More
January 2015. Comatra have designed this great product which makes pedestrians aware of an approaching forklift truck. More
August 2014. Check out this brand new idea for forklift trucks which makes it easy to get the forks dead level every time. More