About Tom Reddon

Tom has been involved in the forklift industry since 1986. He loves doing research, blogging, and speaking about forklifts. You can contact Tom on his Twitter or Google+ profiles.

Forklift Spotlight: The Reach Forklift

The wide range of forklifts on the market are all made to uniquely suit your space, workload and budget, with individual designs to help you get the job done, no matter what or where it is. For those with narrow, … Continue reading

Top 5 Forklift Load Hazards

While forklifts can be essential tools to help a company stay productive and successful, they must be used by trained professionals who understand the safety precautions that need to be taken. Drivers need to ensure they’re following OSHA protocols for … Continue reading

National Forklift Safety Day

It’s our favorite time of year because June 11 is National Forklift Safety Day! This is the perfect time of year to go over the importance of forklift safety and review some important tips when it comes to operating a … Continue reading

OSHA Workplace and Warehouse Safety

If you work in a warehouse, you’ve likely heard the term “OSHA.” Standing for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the federal agency is the unit that creates and implements rules and regulations regarding safety in the workplace. From training … Continue reading

Top Forklift Manufacturers of 2019

If you’re considering adding new products to your fleet of forklifts, you may feel overwhelmed by the decisions you have to make. Because there are so many forklifts on the market — which vary in size, power, price, capacity, energy … Continue reading

How To Get Forklift Certified

No matter your industry, position or the type of equipment you use, if you drive a forklift, you must be certified — that’s according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which regulates the process for becoming forklift certified. Certification … Continue reading

Tips For Maintaining Control of a Forklift

Operating a forklift requires concentration, precision, and skill — and even the most practiced forklift operators can use a little assistance sometimes, especially in tight spots or challenging environments. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has offered a number of … Continue reading

13 Different Types of Forklifts

If you’re considering purchasing a used forklift, you’ll be faced with many choices. One of the first and most important is deciding among the many types of forklifts. Which kind you opt for will depend on a number of factors, … Continue reading

How to Drive a Forklift

While there are many different types of forklifts, much of the equipment shares some basic designs and controls. It’s important for anyone learning how to drive a forklift to not only understand each of these controls, but also to undergo … Continue reading

Continuing Forklift Education

Earning your forklift-operator certification is an important accomplishment—but forklift education is not a one-and-done event. Because of changing standards, emerging technologies and evolving environments, Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) requires that employers re-certify all of their forklift operators every … Continue reading

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