Search the Forklift Network to Find Komatsu Forklifts
The Japanese Komatsu Group manufactures a diverse range of industrial machinery for operations world-wide. Manufacturing plants for Komatsu are located in England, Eurpoe, USA, South America and the Far East.
Komatsu Forklift Co. Ltd. were awarded the DEMING PRIZE, for achieving the highest standards of Total Quality Control in 1986. This was a world first for any fork truck manufacturer.
Komatsu forklift products include diesel, gas and electric forklifts from 1.5-16T capacity together with a range of warehouse equipment including; pallet trucks, pedestrian stackers, reach trucks and order pickers.
While searching for Komatsu Forklifts in and around the UK you should be aware that a company was fined £60,000 plus £5,000 in costs after an accident in which an employee was hit by a reversing forklift truck in their warehouse. The employee suffered severe injuries to her left leg and ankle.
Whilst you are searching for Komatsu Forklifts in and around the UK you may need to be aware that an employee was awarded compensation to help pay for a specially adapted house for him to live in and round-the-clock care costs after the forklift truck he was driving fell onto him causing spinal and head injuries. It was found that his employer had permitted him to operate the forklift truck without any training or a valid licence.
If you are looking to purchase Komatsu Forklifts in and around the UK remember that if you mention that you have an old machine to trade at the beginning of your negotiations you may risk being quoted an inflated price to compensate for the trade-in. It may behove you to wait until later in the negotiation process before mentioning your trade-in machine.
When searching for Komatsu Forklifts in and around the UK you might like to note that untrained operators pose such a significant safety risk in the workplace that employers are legally obliged to train staff in their safe operation. Lift Truck Safety Awareness Courses also give managers and supervisors an understanding of basic lift truck handling principles, risks and safety guidelines in order that they can ensure safe practice.