Mechanical Handling Equipment

Mechanical Handling Equipment

It is estimated that each year there are over 7000 reportable injuries involving forklift trucks. Accidents are frequently associated with a lack of suitable forklift truck driver or construction plant training.

We have the resources, expertise and experience to provide tailored courses to meet with your requirements.

The courses are designed to enable companies to comply with current Health and Safety Legislation

5 day course:

This course is aimed at novices who want to improve their skill set and become an operator of MHE. This course will be run to a ratio of 3:1:1 – that’s 3 candidates to 1 instructor to 1 machine.

3 day courses:

This course is aimed at operators of MHE who have not been formerly trained and are wishing to gain the relevant qualification to make them and their working area safer. This course will be run at a ratio of 3:1:1

1 day course:

This is also known as a refresher course, the course is aimed at operators who have been trained in the past within the UK and can produce a certificate or a copy of the certificate to prove their previous training.

All courses will cover Health and Safety, PPE, stability, lorry loading and after basic training we can then look at specific training for specific roles or familiarisation training for specific trucks.

Our instructors are trained by both the RTITB and ITSSAR and all training will conform to relevant legislation.

The qualification provides an effective means of ensuring that employees are aware of their responsibilities and have understood the principles of the safe moving and lifting of loads.

This qualification is for any person who is involved in Operating Mechanical Handling Equipment. For further info please contact us.


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