CFTS


The knock-on effects of an accident

CFTS issues reminder to businesses about the importance of regular checks for all warehouse equipment. Read More

CFTS issues warning to employers over dangers related to use of second-hand trucks

Employers purchasing a used truck are being urged to check that equipment has a valid Thorough Examination Report or otherwise risk serious accidents. Read More

CFTS supports National Forklift Safety Day

Tuesday 8 June 2021 is National Forklift Safety Day, and the materials handling industry is once again being encouraged to get involved, share guidance and take action to make sites safer. Read More

Abrasive materials and certain chemicals can ‘shorten the life of important components’

Is your site damaging your equipment? CFTS warns that work equipment used for heavy-duty operations may require more frequent Thorough Examinations than owners think. Read More

‘Poor lift truck inspections could pose risk to life’

Thorough Examinations should be completed by qualified engineers, says CFTS — the body behind the national standard. Read More

3 steps for returning to work with material handling equipment

Material handling equipment provider Mentor offers some simple steps to getting operators and equipment safely back up and running, as lockdown eases. Read More

Companies advised to check paperwork on used forklifts

Companies purchasing or hiring used forklift trucks are being urged to make sure that they see a valid Thorough Examination Report for every machine they bring on site, says the body behind the UK national standard. Read More



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