Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. President joins Safetybeltsafe U.S.A. Advisory Boardby Press Release on 2011-10-16 07:13:07
IRVINE Calif. (Oct. 10, 2011) – Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) President Brett Wood joined the advisory board for SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A., the national nonprofit solely dedicated to child passenger safety and nationally recognized for technical expertise and program excellence. The organization’s mission is to help reduce the number of serious and fatal traffic injuries suffered by children through promotion of the correct, consistent use of safety seats and safety belts.
"Safety is always the top priority at Toyota," said Wood. "We share a passion with SafetyBeltSafe for protecting drivers and passengers by encouraging everyone to wear a safety belt, whether they are in a car or a forklift."
"We’re elated to have Brett join the advisory board and bring years of experience and a new industry and personal perspective," said Stephanie Tombrello, a founder of SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. "Also, as a father, he understands the extreme importance of proper child safety seat usage." During car seat safety inspections, SafetyBeltSafe has found more than 90 percent of the safety seats checked have one or more errors.
About SafetyBeltSafe, U.S.A.
Founded in 1980, SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. is nationally recognized for program excellence, training, and up-to-date technical materials. It provides consultation to advocates, parents, business leaders, the media, and professionals working in the fields of health care, traffic safety, and education.
About Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc.
Celebrating more than 40 years of established operations in North America, Irvine, Calif.-based Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc., (TMHU) is the supplier for the No. 1 selling lift truck brand since 2002. In addition to the full line of high-quality lift trucks sold under the Toyota brand, the company’s extended industrial equipment solutions include: Aichi aerial work lifts—scissor lifts, crawler and wheeled boom lifts—Automated Guided Vehicles, and electric and diesel tow tractors.
Quality is the hallmark of the Toyota Production System practiced at all Toyota manufacturing facilities, including Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg., Inc. (TIEM), a zero-landfill facility.
TIEM is a member of the National Safety Council, complies with the ISO 14001 standard from the International Organization for Standardization, and has been honored for its environmental management systems and dedication to continuous improvement.
Toyota's commitment to excellence in customer service extends throughout the U.S. and Canada. Seventy-three authorized Toyota Industrial Equipment dealers, with a total of 224 dealership locations throughout North America, offer comprehensive customer service and support, including one-stop shopping for both new and used lift trucks, rentals, parts and service, fleet servicing and financing.