Forklift Truck Manager/Supervisor Awareness
The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) states that employers must ensure all people who use, supervise or manage work equipment have received adequate training. This includes:
- Correct use of the equipment
- Any risks from its use
- Precautions to be taken
The HSE Approved Code of Practice also states that employers have a responsibility to provide adequate supervision. It is therefore essential that supervisors have sufficient training and knowledge to recognise safe and unsafe practices in their working environment.
The Forklift Truck Manager/Supervisor Awareness Course covers the following:
- Relevant legislation
- Types of lift truck
- Lift truck attachments
- Role of the supervisor
- Operator selection and training
- Precautions to be taken
- Safe site lift truck stability
- Other hazards
- Safe operating procedure
- Safety rules
Forklift Truck Operation
We offer the following Forklift Truck Training Courses that meet with the HSE Approved Code of Practice for Rider Operated Lift Trucks covering the following areas:
- Health and safety responsibilities
- Basic principles of stability
- Operators safety code and legislation
- Pre-use inspection procedures
- Traction battery maintenance and charging
- Manoeuvring in restricted areas
- Manoeuvring on sloping surfaces
- Laden and unladen pallet handling
- Lorry loading and unloading techniques
- Pallet racking systems and bulk stacking
- Final theoretical and practical
Automatic refresher training or a retest after a set period of time (e.g. 3-5 years) is the best way to ensure even your most experienced employees remain competent.
|Forklift Truck Manager/Supervisor Awareness||1 days||On-site|
|Forklift Truck - Novice||3 day||On-site|
|Forklift Truck - Semi-Skilled||2 day||On-site|
|Forklift Truck - Refresher||1 day||On-site|
Maximum delegate numbers apply and will be stated at the point of enquiry.
- Managing Safety Training The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act states that employers have a duty to ensure the provision of information, instruction, training and supervision as is necessary to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety of employees at work.
- First Aid Training The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations require employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work.
- Fire Marshal/Warden Training The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order states that the employer’s designated responsible person must appoint and provide adequate training for one or more competent persons to assist in undertaking preventive and protective fire measures in the workplace.
- Manual Handling Training Incorrect manual handling is one of the most common causes of injury at work. It causes work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) which account for over a third of all workplace injuries.
- Safe Working at Height Falls from height are one of the biggest causes of workplace fatalities and major injuries. Working at Height Regulations specify that it is an employer’s duty to ensure that people working at height have sufficient skills, knowledge and experience.