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Efficient Forklift Battery Watering Without Single Point Systems

Integrated Watering Systems are the gold standard for watering forklift batteries. For industrial operations that have the means to install them, these automated watering systems are a great investment. But what about the many, many facilities that aren’t ready to move to a single point system? In 2015, industry publication Modern Materials Handling reported that 70 percent of North American… Continue Reading

BHS Offers New Solutions for the Storage and Transportation of Compressed Gas Cylinders

October 17, 2016 – St. Louis, MO — Battery Handling Systems, Inc. (BHS), a leading manufacturer of industrial battery changing and warehouse equipment, now offers a line of material handling solutions for compressed gas cylinders. The Cylinder Transporter (CT), Cylinder Transporter Cage (CTC), and Cylinder Storehouse (CSH) allow businesses to store and transport large numbers of compressed gas cylinders safely, in compliance with industrial regulations. The storage and handling of compressed gas cylinders are regulated under OSHA standard 1910.101, which requires businesses to adhere to the rules described in Compressed Gas Association Pamphlet P-1-1965. That publication instructs staff assigned to handle gas cylinders to use “a suitable truck” to move cylinders “even short distances.” “Compressed gas cylinders can be downright… Continue Reading

Prevent Boil-Over with Forklift Battery Watering Tools

Forklift battery boil-over is sometimes accepted as a standard risk of battery room management, but overflow incidents are far from unavoidable. In fact, if your operation has encountered multiple boil-overs this year, you should evaluate your equipment and make sure that you’re adequately outfitted. Boil-overs are dangerous for workers — and expensive for facilities. When battery acid contacts a sealed… Continue Reading

Sackett Systems Found to Have Plagiarized Battery Handling Systems (BHS) on Numerous Counts

October 13, 2016 – St. Louis, Missouri – Battery Handling Systems, Inc. (BHS), a leading provider of material handling and battery changing equipment, finds that their competitor, Sackett Systems, has copied BHS copy content and products. On October 7, 2016, BHS filed a complaint against Sackett Systems for copyright infringement as 63% of Sackett Systems’ Forklift Battery Room Best Practices, posted on their website, was a verbatim copy of BHS’ article Battery Room Best Practices. Sackett Systems is also found to have copied a product of Battery Handling Systems, a sign indicating Battery Changing Area. The sign is an original design of BHS’. BHS’ attorneys have sent a letter to the executives at Sackett Systems’ with request to cease and… Continue Reading

Assessing Seismic Standards for Forklift Battery Handling Equipment

In 2014, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) released a new round of Seismic Hazard Maps. According to these documents, the general risk of earthquake damage is far more widespread than previously supposed. Forty-two of the 50 states “have a reasonable chance of experiencing damaging ground shaking from an earthquake in 50 years,” according to a report from the USGS… Continue Reading