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.
While trying to find Manitou Forklifts in and around the UK it may interest you to know that a warehouseman received over £50,000 in compensation when his leg was crushed between a warehouse wall and a broken down forklift he was moving. It was found that the employer did not have adequate safety measures in place and no safe system for handling with break-downs.
If you are researching Manitou Forklifts in and around the UK statists suggest that up to 70% of forklift truck accidents kill or injure someone who was not driving the truck at the time, meaning that any employee or visitor to a site that operates forklift trucks could be at risk.
When you are researching Manitou Forklifts in and around the UK remember that a Reach truck is most suitable for narrow-aisle applications but as it is a ride-on truck it is dearer than a pedestrian stacker.
If you are looking for Manitou Forklifts in and around the UK be aware that forklifts are peculiar machines. Their age is not necessarily a big concern unless they are need to be in use for anything in excess of 6 hours a day.