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Advice and guidance on workplace transport safety and training, from forklift operations to management skills.

 
Common causes of forklift tip-overs

4 causes of forklift tip-overs & how to massively reduce the risk

11th April 2019

A forklift tip-over can have terrible consequences. Vehicle and stock ...

How to safely mount & dismount a forklift truck

5 basic forklift safety pitfalls & how to avoid them

6th March 2019

BITA analysis of recent RIDDOR reports show that, despite being a seem ...

Forklift attachment selection

Forklift attachments: simple checklist for safe selection

30th January 2019

There’s no doubt that forklift attachments – used correctl ...

Forklift Conversion Training

How to save time & money with conversion training

29th November 2018

Thankfully, it is now commonly accepted amongst most employers that op ...

 
Safety Harness Training

Is your work at height safety system a good fit?

8th November 2018

With an ever-increasing array of safety equipment available on th ...

Forklift Inspection System

Pre-use checks – 3 key things your operators must know

7th November 2018

Whatever you call them on your site – daily, pre-use or pre-shif ...

Forklift refresher training

Getting forklift refresher training right for your operation

1st October 2018

With no specified forklift refresher period set out by law, choosing t ...

Controlling forklift use on your site

How to keep forklift use to authorised operators only

22nd August 2018

In our previous blog post we stressed the importance of ensuring relev ...

 
Authorisation to use forklift trucks

Before you authorise anyone to use forklifts on site…

26th July 2018

As a manager in charge of operations, you’d naturally want new s ...

forklift seatbelt use

Do lift truck operators need to wear seatbelts?

26th June 2018

There is a common myth surrounding the use of seatbelts in forklift tr ...

How long does forklift training take

How long should forklift training take?

24th May 2018

For many managers, staff training means striking a difficult bala ...

FLT Licence

No such thing as a lift truck 'licence': how to confirm driver competence

18th April 2018

Search the job adverts for lift truck operator vacancies and chances a ...

 
 
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