Reach Forklift Truck (FLT) Info & Courses

By | 2017-05-17T10:25:37+00:00 February 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Businesses that have warehousing and storage often need reach forklift trucks as they are manoeuvrable in confined spaces such as storage aisles. Before you can operate a forklift truck you are required to have a certificate of training or licence. This shows that the operator has attended a training course to a national standard, such [...]

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The benefits of gaining Health & Safety training for employees

By | 2017-05-17T10:20:52+00:00 February 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Obtaining the correct Health & Safety (H&S) training for your employees has been shown to prevent workplace accidents. The Health and Safety Executive reported that in 2013/14 there were 133 fatal accidents in the workplace.  The North West was one of the highest in the Country with 15 industrial fatal accidents.  These figures do not [...]

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How forklift truck training can help prevent accidents

By | 2017-05-17T10:18:09+00:00 February 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

The need for professional forklift truck training is evident when industrial statistics report that one worker in the UK is killed every six weeks as a result of an accident. Forklift trucks are important in the workplace and very useful pieces of equipment but they are dangerous in the hands of an untrained or poorly [...]

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Getting a forklift truck licence (FLT) after redundancy

By | 2017-05-17T10:15:52+00:00 January 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Being made redundant from your job can be devastating especially if you have worked hard for a company for many years.  According to the Department of National Statistics in 2013 13,628 people were made redundant. Most of these workers were male and employed in the manufacturing industry and all received redundancy payouts from their company. [...]

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Importance of a Forklift truck (FLT) Refresher Course

By | 2017-05-17T10:04:48+00:00 January 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Once you have qualified as a forklift truck driver it is necessary to ensure good practice by attending refresher courses.   This additional training is intended both for the employer and the employee to ensure safe practice. For the employer this is a way of ensuring that the employee is up to date in relation to [...]

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