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Coming back from holiday in Waihi, on the winding roads, through the gorge. My eyes couldn't take it in, I was just too tired. Music on loud, windows down, anything to keep me awake. I don't remember much of the journey and I wonder how I got home safely that day. It sends chills down my spine thinking about what could have happened, very easily, that afternoon. What would my family do if they lost me? My parents? My husband? My daughter? It would affect them so much, cause an enormous amount of grief and change their lives forever. I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2016 at Agoge Blog
Are you an addict? When you hear the word addict, you probably think about someone who takes drugs or drinks too much alcohol. You are right. BUT did you know that you can actually be addicted to anything? Like this girl who is addicted to eating plastic (click here for video). You might like something like chocolate, but how do you know if you are addicted to it? You are addicted to something if you feel like you can't live without it. You are addicted to something if you feel like you can't stop taking it. You are addicted if... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2015 at Agoge Blog
What separates a forklift driver from a forklift pro driver? Pro drivers make decisions all day long about how they drive. They think about the risks, they know their forklift well, and they do their best not to make mistakes. Check out Brendon Tye, one of our trainers, as he explains how to drive like a pro: Here are his tips: Keep your hands and legs inside the cage Make sure mast does not hit roller doors Know how high you can lift your load Know the loads centre and weight Also remember to use your horns Keep at these,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2015 at Agoge Blog
Think about your work: How heavy are the loads that you handle? From what height? How sure are you that one of you loads will never fall? If something went wrong for a split second, how will your life change? There are so many stories about forklift accidents - people getting crushed between loads, getting run over by forklift drivers not reversing when carrying large loads, loads falling from racking. These accidents are not unheard of and can happen at any warehouse. That is why it is so important to take extra care when handling loads, and here are our... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2015 at Agoge Blog
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