Search the Forklift Network to Find Hyster Forklifts
Since the 1930's, when Hyster started manufacturing forklifts, the company has been recognised as a leading force in the materials handling industry. HYSTER is part of the Nacco Materials Handling Group (NMHG) a holding company responsible for the Materials handling activities of NACCO INDUSTRIES.
Hyster is able to offer a complete range of forklift and materials handling solutions, with over 140 products, covering lifting capacities from 1 to 52 tonnes; including pallet trucks, stackers, order pickers, reach trucks, narrow aisle trucks, electric diesel and gas counterbalance forklifts, and large container handlers.
Whilst looking for Hyster Forklifts in and around the UK you may be interested to know that a manufacturing company was fined £30,000 when a young employee was pinned against a wall and killed instantly. In this case a forklift truck was unloading a lorry in a narrow road when an oncoming vehicle forced it to reverse quickly to get out of its way. The forklift truck driver did not see the other employee who was leaving the building behind him and he reversed straight into him.
While searching for Hyster 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.
Tip - When you are investigating Hyster Forklifts in and around the UK it may help to be aware that pallet trucks are manual trucks that will pick up a pallet and move it around a warehouse and are quite inexpensive. Battery operated pallet trucks are available but often the cost increase in adding the battery will make it just as cheap to buy a decent used forklift.
While trying to find Hyster Forklifts in and around the UK if you are looking at a used or second-hand forklift it is worth testing the hydraulic pumps before purchase as repairs can be expensive. Many forklifts have an internal chain-driven hydraulic pump that makes a clacking sound if there are major problems with it.