lift trucks

    Transport Training 430 Wide Min

    Check them out

    When hiring operators of workplace transport equipment like lift trucks, it’s vital to know how to check the validity of their training certificates.

    By Adam Smith, managing director, AITT on 01 November 2021

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    A real examination

    Thorough examinations of forklift trucks are vital to ensure they remain safe to use.

    By Geoff Martin, chairman, CFTS on 01 November 2020

    Warehouse 430 Wide Min

    Safer trucking

    Forklifts can pose a serious risk to nearby workers, highlighting the importance of adequate segregation, appropriate training and regular monitoring.

    By Stuart Taylor, managing director, Mentor FLT Training on 01 November 2021

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    Buyer beware

    When purchasing or hiring a pre-owned forklift truck for use in a potentially explosive atmosphere, it is vital to check the machine is safe to use for the intended tasks and working environment.

    By Darren Boiling, Pyroban on 04 September 2020

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    The MOT for the forklift truck

    Logistics managers are urged to seek total clarity in forklift safety examinations, after it was revealed that lift trucks are involved in 50 per cent more serious accidents than large good vehicles.

    By Geoff Martin, Chairman of CFTS on 03 May 2019