This course is designed to raise supervisors' awareness of safety issues within the work place in order to minimise accidents and reduce FLT downtime through better inspection and maintenance of trucks.
The course aims to give responsible persons adequate training in aspects of health and safety, monitoring standards and documentations necessary to cover Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidance and use of equipment so that companies can comply with legislation.
Benefits to the employer and the learner
Learners will have the ability to make suggestions to senior managers and operators regarding training needs.
Employers are benefited by the health and safety aspect of the course. Staff will be able to carry out correct procedures ensuring a safe working environment.
Successful completion of the course will allow the learner to access qualified Fork Lift Truck operators within the workplace and give informant feedback on driving standards.
Topics covered include:
- Fork Lift Truck accidents (the scale of the problem)
- Health and Safety Work Act 1974
- Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
- Maintenance and pre shift checks
- Fork Lift Truck stability
- Safe operating manoeuvres and operations
- Ramps and slopes
- Refuelling/ battery charging
- Code of practice
At the end of the course candidates participate in a Q&A session held by the instructor to test their knowledge before returning to the work environment.
Opportunities for further development
Other courses that provide complementary skill sets include:
- Manual Handling
- Fire Marshal
These courses will help to benefit both learners and employers
Please call us on 0800 389 5283 or send us your enquiry via our online form