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The legislative information contained on this web site is my interpretation of the law based on many years in the health and safety business. A definitive interpretation can only be given by the courts. I will therefore not be held responsible for any accident/incident/prosecution arising as a consequence of anyone using any information obtained from this web site.

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The documents listed below are available for download on this page. You will need Adobe Acrobat reader to view most of these. This is available as a free download here.

Sample question paper for new forklift test 2017

New forklift operator test 2017

Use of telehandlers in construction

HSE injury and accident statistics 2014-2015

HSE guide to safe use of batteries

HSE guide to battery charging

HSE factsheet. Storage of LP Gas in bulk tanks

Free HSE guide for forklift truck operators

Workplace transport safety (2014)

Pallet truck test marking sheet

Working at height regulations

New Approved Code of Practice (PDF)
Released March 2013

ACOP Guidance for employers

ACOP Guidance for forklift operators

Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations

Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations

Fitting of restraint systems to forklift trucks

Safety of industrial fork lift trucks. A survey of accidents from April 1997 to 2001

Fork lift safety - reducing the risk. February 2006

RIDDOR explained. Guidance note HSE31

Working platforms on fork lift trucks. HSE guidance note PM28

Typical pre shift check form for fork lift truck users

Loading/unloading vehicles on the public highway. HSE circular OC789/5

Corporate manslaughter and homicide bill.

Safety for Most - FLTA/HSE

Typical marking sheet for testing narrow aisle turret truck operators

Video: Klaus the fork lift driver

List of BITA guidance notes available

Workplace Transport Regulations (2005)

Site inspection - workplace transport checklist
(HSE PDF Document)

HSE suggested form of training record

Lift truck thorough examination

The Fork Lift Truck Association produces free fact sheets which can be downloaded here


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