March 2015 Safety Bulletin


It is a short process that will only take a few minutes, a few important minutes that could prevent serious injury and even death. The importance of the forklift pre-start checklist system is undeniable; it helps ensure your safety and the safety of those around you. A pre-start safety check should be conducted at the beginning of each shift and every time an operator uses a different forklift. Operators should never assume that the forklift has been left in a safe condition by the previous operator.

New Reach Truck from Mitsubishi

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MLA and Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks have delivered where many before them have failed: A no-nonsense, uncomplicated reach truck that tops the performance of any competitor on the market.

MLA Holdings, exclusive supplier of Mitsubishi forklifts in Australia, has announced an extension of its world leading warehouse product range with the release of a brand new reach truck. The warehousing and distribution industry has long desired a reach truck that's unproblematic to operate and maintain yet excels in productivity.

February 2015 Safety Bulletin

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A high percentage of accidents involving forklifts also involve pedestrians. On average up to 50% of forklift accidents are pedestrian related, resulting in many serious injuries and fatalities every year. The most common pedestrian related accidents involve crushing, falling objects, and running over pedestrians' feet.

Review - 7 Tonne Forklift

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New forklifts at MLA! The new 7 tonne forklift from Mitsubishi reviewed by Andrew Norton.

January 2015 Safety Bulletin

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Don't get complacent around a forklift!

Workplace complacency occurs when you've been doing something a certain way for so long without incident that you naturally assume there can never be an incident. Workers and operators develop a false sense of security and that's when things can start to go wrong. Complacency is a common and frustrating occurrence in most workplaces in some form or another and can have devastating consequences. It can become particularly dangerous when operating a forklift and working in an environment where forklifts commonly operate.


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