This course is ideal for the Company with its first Forklift Truck and candidates have no previous experience of Materials Handling Equipment. This course follows the quidelines suggested by ACOP published by the HSE. The course can be adapted to suit your operational requirements
Maximum number of trainees per course -3-
A duration of three to five days is needed for this course.
Theory Lesson including Forklift truck stability.
Forklift safety video.
Pre-shift Inspection of the fork truck
Practical training in the safe operation of the fork truck.
Continue Practical training
Pre-shift Inspection test.
Practical basic skills test.
Course review session.
On Completion of the forklift training course the trainee will be able to:
Name all main components of the forklift truck.
Carry out a Pre-shift inspection to check the forklift truck safe to drive and understand the importance of such checks.
Operate the forklift truck within the safety limits defined by the manufacturer.
Stack and de-stack from various heights with various loads safely.
Manoeuvre a laden/unladen forklift truck in a narrow confined area.
EXTRACTS FROM THE HEALTH AND SAFETY AT WORK ACT 1974 - CHAPTER 37 PART 1 SECTION 2c (15th MAY 1987)
It is the Employers duty to provide such information, instruction, training and supervision as is necessary to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety at work of his employees.