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The latest updates on safety and legislation and guidance from the HSE and leading accrediting bodies.

AITT urges companies to prioritise novice forklift training

AITT urges companies to prioritise novice training

28th May 2021

Accrediting body AITT has advised businesses to plan ahead and priorit ...

Forklift Safety Day 2021

National Forklift Safety Day 2021

25th May 2021

The UK Material Handling Association (UKMHA) is urging businesses to g ...

IPAF launches digital licences

IPAF launches digital licences

24th May 2021

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has launched a ...

Forklift Testing Standards Update

ABA update forklift testing standards

26th January 2021

The Accrediting Bodies Association for Workplace Transport has re ...

HSE guidance- FLT training & COVID precautions

HSE guidance on lift truck training & COVID precautions

7th January 2021

Following the announcement of the latest national lockdown, the HSE ha ...


AITT & RTITB joint statement regards continuation of MHE training

4th November 2020

A joint statement issued by ABA founder members AITT and RTITB has con ...

AITT Method Statement - MHE Training COVID-19

AITT release method statement for safe MHE training during COVID-19 outbreak

1st May 2020

With the HSE confirming that basic MHE training courses must continue ...

Forklift Operator Training Guidance

HSE releases official guidance on MHE training during pandemic

27th March 2020

With the nation’s supply chains currently working flat out to ge ...

New testing standards for Category A trucks

New testing standards for Category A machines

12th August 2019

The Accrediting Bodies Association for Workplace Transport (ABA) have ...

ABA testing standards change 2018

ABA introduce revised counterbalance & reach testing standards

21st August 2018

As of 1st September 2018, Accrediting Bodies Association (ABA) testing ...

New LEEA Crane Training Standards

What new LEEA crane training standards mean for you

16th April 2018

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) has implemente ...

Manual Handling Training

Generic manual handling training: a “waste of time and money”

9th April 2018

At their recent Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) Summit, t ...

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