BEB Industrial Asset Management

The Dangers of Online Fork Lift Certifications

You may have heard the Latin phrase, “caveat emptor,” before, which roughly translates in English to, “may he beware, the buyer.”  Today, in commercial use, it’s commonly known as the principle that the seller of a product cannot be held responsible for the quality of a product or service if no warranty is provided.  And while the phrase may have originated with the sale of land/property and farm animals, years ago, the concept is still alive and well in modern day commerce, even in the material handling industry.  In our post today, we are going to talk about the myths and short-comings of using online fork lift training (the employer only thinks it is certification but the they get the bill and paperwork it only states the person attend a class or completed the training course) mills to train you drivers and the dangers that might be lurking.

Myth: OSHA

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