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H&S Training
Forklift Truck Training

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.

Course Duration Course Location
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. 

For more information please contact:
Meeka Walwyn-Lewis
Meeka Walwyn-Lewis
Specialist Services Manager
01924 203335
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