Search the Forklift Network to Find Manitou Forklifts
One day in 1957, Marcel Braud, the founder of Manitou, thought up the principle of an original device by turning around the shape of a farm tractor and adding to it a lifting mast and hydraulic steering?
Thus the world's first rough-terrain forklift-truck was born. It proved the company's success and led to it becoming world famous. Manitou now has a presence in over 120 countries.
If you are investigating Manitou Forklifts in and around the UK it may be important to know that a company was fined £20,000 plus over £11,000 in costs after one of its workers was killed in a forklift truck incident. The company was prosecuted under the Health & Safety at Work Act for failing to use trained staff to drive its forklift trucks and which put the safety of all its work force at risk.
Whilst looking for Manitou Forklifts in and around the UK remember that two of the most important safety aspects are vehicle stability and control of the load. Statistics prove that machine tip-over's and falling loads are the two biggest causes of accidents and injuries.
If you are looking for Manitou Forklifts in and around the UK you may find it useful to know that safety can be improved by having a wheel indicator feature which shows the position of the wheels.
Whilst looking for Manitou Forklifts in and around the UK remember that attachments different applications are available, such as hydraulic clamps which are useful for handling white goods or rotating clamps that are useful for managing paper rolls. The right attachment for the job can be the most valuable part of your purchase.