Forklift Truck


Is your materials handling equipment still fit for purpose?

Is your materials handling equipment still fit for purpose? Some top tips for improving materials handling safety and efficiency on site. Read More

£200k fine for maritime firm after employee fractures foot

A maritime freight and logistics company has been fined after a worker suffered multiple bone fractures to his foot when a forklift truck was driven over it. 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

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



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