September 2014

In September, Solus Group Reminds Clients of Safety Precautions to Take When Changing a Forklift Battery

By Jennifer Taylor September 22, 2014

St. Louis-based warehouse solutions provider Solus Group provides a yearly reminder to customers that safety comes first during any forklift battery changing procedure.

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The Top Three Most Essential Forklift Battery Room Safety Features

By Jennifer Taylor September 10, 2014 No comments

The battery room of any warehouse is where some of its most important operations take place, like forklift battery maintenance and forklift battery washing. But you might not realize the sheer number of safety hazards that exist in this single room -- and neglecting the proper battery room safety fixtures can result in catastrophe for your warehouse's employees.

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Understanding the Importance of Safety Equipment in the Lift Truck Battery Room

By Jennifer Taylor September 10, 2014 No comments

In any warehouse across the country -- across the globe, even -- you’ll find that the lift truck battery room is a vital and integral part of day-to-day operations. As such, it’s crucial that you make sure your warehouse’s lift truck battery room is outfitted with the proper safety fixtures -- and that your personnel take the proper safety precautions -- to guarantee the smoothest operations and safest working environment.

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Four Things Warehouse Personnel Should Know About Recharging a Forklift Battery

By Jennifer Taylor September 10, 2014

The forklift is the driving force of almost every operation in a warehouse. They're also a major investment for any company -- especially the forklift battery. When the average forklift battery can cost anywhere from $1,000 to $6,000, it's imperative to make sure you extend each forklift battery life as long as possible for better warehouse efficiency.

And perhaps the best way to ensure a forklift battery lasts its optimal lifespan of at least five years is to make sure your warehouse employees follow the proper forklift battery maintenance and charging procedures.

Solus Group Educates Warehouse Owners on Essential OSHA Approved Maintenance and Safety Procedures

By Jennifer Taylor September 9, 2014

Warehouse solutions company Solus Group reminds warehouse owners of the essential safety procedures and maintenance requirements that are needed for successful day-to-day warehouse operations.

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Solus Group Announces Special September Promotional Offer for New Customers

By Jennifer Taylor September 4, 2014

Warehouse solutions supplier Solus Group to welcome new customers with exclusive 10% discount throughout the month of September

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Four Essential Safety Tips for Operating Forklift Battery Handling Equipment

By Jennifer Taylor September 3, 2014 No comments

Working in a warehouse has its safety hazards, especially when it comes to forklift operation. In fact, one in four transport-related accidents in the workplace will involve a forklift. For example, forklift battery maintenance can be especially dangerous, as battery removal and recharging involves handling a 2,000-pound battery.

Are your workers taking the necessary safety precautions when they operate forklifts?

Four Things You Can Do to Optimize the Lifespan of a Forklift Battery

By Solus Group September 2, 2014

The life of a forklift battery depends heavily on how well it's maintained, handled and re-charged. Ideally, forklift battery life should be around 6,000 hours. And since the battery alone accounts for approximately 30% of the entire cost of a forklift, it's essential for every warehouse worker to receive the right forklift battery handling training so each battery can last as long as it should. Are your workers taking the necessary steps to optimize forklift battery life?

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