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All Lift Truck Operator courses can be tailored to suit individual business needs and all course syllabuses are approved by the relevant accrediting body and training conducted to their approved standards. Courses also comply with the Health & Safety Executives Guidance HSG6 & Approved Code of Practice L117 (Link to HSE Website) and in following both the guidance and code of practice you can be assured that the training is sufficient to comply with the law. Course (depending on type) includes: The need for training & risks associated with lift truck operations & the causes of accidents. Information on Statutory Legal requirements & associated regulations, including operators? responsibilities to themselves & others. Basic construction & main components of the lift truck including its principles of operation and load handling capabilities and capacities at various load centre distances. Information on the stability characteristics and factors affecting machine stability. The inspection & basic maintenance tasks appropriate to operators as required by the manufacturers and any relevant legislation. The location, purpose & method of use of all controls & instruments, including any specific load handling attachments which may be used. Manoeuvring exercises loaded & unloaded in forwards & reverse over varying terrain & differing operating conditions including safe operating practices & precautions on rough terrain, slopes and in confined areas. Identification, assessment & handling of various forms of load including safe operating practices for picking up & depositing from bulk stacks, warehouse racking systems and goods vehicles at various heights including those at or close to the particular trucks maximum height capabilities. Action to be taken in an emergency in particular for example, action to be taken in the event of a tip over. Considerations to be taken with regard to the parking of a lift truck including the prevention of unauthorised use. Theoretical assessment of 5 open and 25 multiple choice questions (can be conducted orally where language barriers or literacy difficulties exist). Practical assessment of operators? knowledge of & ability to carry out a pre-operational inspection. Practical test of basic operating skills based on the various activities undertaken throughout the practical exercises. Duration of course is dependant on number of candidates and category of truck on which training is to be given. Candidates are required to undertake basic training in line with the HSE?s Approved Code of Practice (L117). On successful completion each candidate will receive a Certificate & Photo ID card which can be produced by Safe-T-Solutions at no extra charge, or can be produced by the relevant accrediting body and entered onto their national database (where your audit trail may require this option) at an additional cost of ?19.50 + Vat per candidate. Duration of course is dependant on number of candidates and category of truck on which training is to be given. Candidates are required to undertake basic training in line with the HSE?s Approved Code of Practice (L117). With no experience the novice needs to have time to both absorb the theory and then acquire the practical skills for safe handling of the Lift Truck. In order to gain confidence in their ability and new found skills they also need to appreciate the Health and Safety side of this new found working environment on a lift truck. At the course end successful candidates will understand the statutory requirements and the need for safety training, and should be able to operate their machines both safely and efficiently. The course covers machine and control familiarisation, daily checks/refuelling, manoeuvring in open and confined areas, and on slopes, stacking & de-stacking of various loads, loading and unloading of Lorries / Vans / Trailers and much more. Course Content Approx 2/3rds day Classroom based Theory training during the 4 ? 5 days to establish safety kno

All Lift Truck Operator courses can be tailored to suit individual business needs and all course syllabuses are approved by the relevant accrediting body and training conducted to their approved standards. Courses also comply with the Health & Safety Executives Guidance HSG6 & Approved Code of Practice L117 (Link to HSE Website) and in following both the guidance and code of practice you can be...

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