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South West Fork Truck Training
Types of Truck
We can train at your site at times to suit your shift patterns 7 days a week if required.
Rough Terrain Telescopic handler
Lorry Mounted Crane
What can a professionally trained operator offer your business?
Compliance with the law
Safer working environment
Reduced damage to stock and equipment
Staff feel motivated and valued
A well trained operator could save you a lot in the long run.
Training provided to suit all levels of experience and applications.
Courses from 1 - 5 days depending on experience and the number of learners on the course.
Lessons that can be covered on a basic course for a beginner.
Heath & Safety Law (HASWA) Responsibilities of employer and employee.
Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER).
Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER).
Types of lift trucks and their component parts.
Principals of counterbalance.
Rated capacity plates, de-rating of the lift truck including the use of attachments.
Lift truck stability and instability.
Operator safety code (the highway code for forklifts).
Pre-shift inspection of the lift truck recording and reporting of defects.
Re-fuelling, battery charging and battery maintenance.
Basic driving and steering open area.
Driving and reversing through a chicane.
Left and right 90° turns open and confined space.
Introduction to the hydraulics.
Load assessment and load handling.
Stacking techniques low, medium and high levels.
Loading/unloading of Vehicles.
Pallet racking & Bulk stacking.
Course tests, Theory Paper - Pre-check and Practical Test.
Course conclusion and feedback.