Rough Terrain Forklifts

Rough Terrain ForkliftsBook before 31st January and receive an EXTRA 10% discount.

Rough Terrain Forklifts Training

Lift trucks are widely used thought industry for moving materials and goods, but they also feature prominently in worksite accidents. Every year there are about 8000 lift truck accidents resulting in injury, on average ten of them fatal. These injuries cause suffering for the people involved and their dependants, and often incur heavy costs for the employer’s business. Even an incident not causing injury may result in costly damage to lift trucks, buildings, fittings and the goods being handled. Employers have a duty under Health and Safety Law to ensure, as far as reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare of their employees.

The aim of this course is to deliver training to new, experience and refresh operators in the principles of use of loading equipment and health and safety regulations.

This course content includes:

  • Introduction to Course
  • Health & Safety at Work 1974
  • P.U.W.E.R. 98 (Provision and use of Work equipment Regs. 98)
  • Operators Code
  • Principals of Lifting
  • Battery Care
  • Stability Factors
  • Principals of the Fork Truck
  • Steering Operations (forward and reverse) & (confined areas)
  • Picking up, setting down, transporting pallets / loads
  • Stacking and destacking loads at various heights

Written and Practical Tests

Duration: 1-5 days dependant on experience and current skills.

Ratios: 3 People Maximum per instructor per day.

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