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Thursday 23, June, 2016

How to Spot Fraudulent Operator Certificates...

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) forklift trucks are involved in about a quarter of all workplace transport accidents. We look at why adequate training for operators is imperative.

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Friday 24, June, 2016

3 stages of operator training...

Guidance on lift truck operator training from the Health and Safety Executive clearly states the requirement for a three-stage approach to operator training, but many employers are unaware of this, allowing operators to work in a live environment solely on the strength of Basic Operator Training.

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Friday 24, June, 2016

Supervisors are responsible for forklift operations...

Many forklift operation supervisors are unaware of their accountability. We all know that the materials handling industry can be dangerous and whilst there is a certain amount of responsibility placed on the forklift operator, it is ultimately up to management to oversee the operation.

 

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Friday 24, June, 2016

Reducing complacency in the workplace...

It’s easy to forget that operating materials handling equipment in today’s fast-paced work environment requires an all-round approach to safety both on the part of the operator and the operator’s managers and supervisors.

 

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Friday 24, June, 2016

Making the Case for Conversion Training...

Over the course of their career, many forklift operators might be required to operate a wide range of different truck types.

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