Forklift Truck


‘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

Safer apart: Top tips for segregating forklifts and pedestrians

Tim Waples, Chief Executive of the Fork Lift Truck Association, explains why now is the perfect opportunity to do a complete site audit and improve all on-site safety measures, particularly those designed to protect workers on foot. 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

Keeping manufacturing facilities running safely during COVID-19

Kirsty Adams, Editor of SHD Logistics Magazine, catches-up with Combilift’s Martin McVicar to discuss safety measures introduced at the manufacturer’s County Monaghan plant due to COVID-19, and the ever-important issues around fork lift safety. Read More

Forklifts and pedestrians: How close is too close?

One look at the frequency and severity of UK forklift accidents should be enough to convince anyone that wherever possible, we must do more to keep lift trucks and pedestrians apart. Read More

Mentor remains on hand to help businesses meet HSE guidelines for vital MHE training

In line with the HSE’s recent statement that basic lift truck training remains essential during the coronavirus pandemic, Mentor FLT Training is offering a number of materials and courses to help businesses stay safe and compliant during this critical time. Read More

RTITB remote refresher training for forklift operators

RTITB offers theory and driver behaviour training online for materials handling equipment (MHE) operators that need refresher training but are unable to attend a course for reasons associated with the coronavirus pandemic. Read More

Forklift safety law and you

Overwhelmed by forklift safety regulations? Forklift training provider Mentor offers an easy guide to key legislation to help employers, operators and managers meet their legal responsibilities. 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

Customer fatally crushed by lift truck

A Carlisle vehicle-salvage company has been fined after a customer was trapped and fatally crushed when a lift truck he had purchased was being loaded onto his own recovery vehicle. Read More



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