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Forklift Training. All you need to know about forklift training FREE
Forklift Training. All you need to know about forklift training FREE
How to search this website properly
A potted history of the counterbalanced forklift truck
Forklift videos. On line accidents and incidents
FAQ. Frequently asked questions about forklift training
Forklift driving jobs websites.Links to job advertisements
This page gives a short resume of the owner of this website
Interactive Sitemap for Forklift Training website
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contact.htm
History of forklift trucks - Reach trucks
Answers to frequently asked questions about forklift training
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features41 pages
Feature length articles about forklift trucks and training
The evolution of forklift smart screen technology
Testing forklift overhead guards. This article describes the two methods used
How to check forklift operator qualifications (UK)
Top tips for segregating forklifts and pedestrians
Loading dock safety. Lorry loading with a forklift truck
Yale celebrates 100 years of electric trucks with lithium-ion product line extension
How are your forklift tyres? The problems that can arise with wear and damage
Forklift charging station power requirements explained
The right truck for the right application
Pallet manufacturing process explained, Wooden and plastic
centre of gravity of a forklift truck's load
Vertical load centre on a forklift truck
Load centre on counterbalanced forklift trucks
Appointing a competent person to help with forklift safety
Forklift trucks and carbon monoxide. Dangers and safety precautions
What is Familiarisation Training for Forklift Operators?
Mousetrap deaths now top workplace killer
Using forklifts in extreme temperatures
The Health and Safety Managers Guide to Lift Truck Operations
Repetitive Strain Injury associated with forklift trucks.
Avoiding pedestrian and forklift truck accidents
The Top 10 Forklift Training Myths
Carbon Monoxide and Forklifts. The dangers and precautions
Lithium Ion batteries on forklift trucks
What is specific job training for forklift operators?
What is a suitable safe system of work?
The safe use of forklift trucks on loading docks
How modern technology helps the forklift driver
operating forklift trucks in winter conditions
Overhead guards fitted to forklift trucks. Correct usage
Forklift truck trip hazards. A short article
Forklift and Pedestrian Safety Tips by Jake Stewart
Serious alternative to lithium-ion batteries
Using a health and safety consultant or adviser
Carbon Monoxide safety tips. Preventing build up
The mousetrap. Why forklifts tip over
Health and safety executive advice on lorry loading
Finding a health and safety consultant
The dynamic forces at work during forklift truck operation
VOSA load security advice/enforcement and matrix
         
used-trucks6 pages
Guide to buying second hand forklift trucks
Buying used forklifts. Application, reputation and paperwork
Used forklifts. Check hours worked and have a trial
Buying a used forklift truck. Forks, mast and warranty
Buying used forklifts. Bargains? battery, tyres
Used forklift checklist for signs of forklift abuse
    
training29 pages
FORKLIFT TRAINING. Practical and Written tests. Full details
The history of current forklift training standards. The start
Forklift test. Practical test for forklift operators. (2017). step one
Forklift operator written test. All questions with answers
Forklift training accreditation. Bodies in the UK
Forklift Refresher Training. The legal position
Forklift written test. Take an operator's test here
Forklift licence or certificate of training and testing
Foreign forklift licences. The position in the UK
FLT driver training. forklift operator training
Accrediting Bodies Association (Workplace Transport Groupings)
Accrediting Bodies Association (Workplace Transport)
Working Platforms for forklift trucks
Forklift PreShift Checks are critical for safety
Forklift course durations for operator training as recommended
National Operator Registration Scheme (NORS)
Forklift operator medicals. HSE Recommendations
Training and testing in the early days
Practical test for fork lift truck operators-step two
Forklift operator medicals. HSE Recommendations
Errors in current training standards
Penalty point system for marking the forklift operator's test
Practical test for fork lift truck operators-step three
Can existing training standards be improved?
Practical test for fork lift truck operators-step four
Forklift training history. The start of training in the UK in 1972
The Instructor's test and the start of ITSSAR
Forklift training history. The Approved Code Of Practice, ACOP
The revised practical test and the introduction of the NORS scheme
         
new-practical-test7 pages
Latest forklift test from september 2017
The marking sheet for the forklift operator test has been revised
Pre shift checks required by the 2017 forklift operator test
Dimensions of the practical forklift operator test course
Dimensions of the alternative practical forklift test course
Latest forklift test from september 2017
new-marking-sheet.docx
         
questions12 pages
FORKLIFT WRITTEN TEST - 2017. Every question and answer. Multilingual
Forklift theory test. Operational questions 1 to 6. All languages
Forklift theory test. Safety questions 1 to 6. All languages
Forklift theory test. Open questions 1 to 6. All languages
Forklift theory test. Operational questions 1 to 6. All languages
Forklift theory test. safety questions 7 to 12. All languages
Forklift theory test. Open questions 7 to 12. All languages
Forklift theory test. Operational questions 13 to 17. All languages
Forklift theory test. Safety questions 13 to 17. All languages
Forklift theory test. Open questions 13 to 19. All languages
Forklift theory test. Operational questions 18 to 21. All languages
Forklift theory test. Open questions 20 to 26. All languages
              
answers27 pages
Forklift Operator Training Open Questions
Name four main safety checks you would make before loading or unloading a flatbed or curtainsider lorry.
Give four reasons why it is important to carry loads up to the heel of the forks
Give 4 reasons why a lift truck can tip over sideways (lateral instability)
A truck's rated capacity is 1800kg at 500mm load centre (LC)
Give four examples of places where you should not park an industrial lift truck
Name four different types of ground surfaces or conditions a lift truck operator could encounter
Name two effects that ground conditions can have on a lift truck.
Precautions needed when a forklift truck is used on rough ground
Give four examples which could cause a forklift to tip over forwards
Which three items of information must be printed on a forklift rating plate?
Name four checks you must make to a load before picking it up.
List eight components that must be checked on a lift truck pre-use inspection.
The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 gives four responsibilities/duties of operators and employees. What are they?
Give two reasons why it is advisable to stop just a short distance from the stack.
Name four precautions you must take while refueling or recharging a lift truck.
If you had to park a lift truck on an incline, name four precautions you should take
Why must you never drive or operate an industrial lift truck across an incline?
Name eight precautions you must take if a manned platform is to be fitted to a lift truck
Two reasons load should be against lorry headboard
You have a lift truck fitted with a side shift. State four hazards this can present
Name four precautions you should take as you approach and negotiate blind corners.
Name two reasons why the parking brake and neutral must be applied when using any hydraulic controls
State four safety factors to consider when charging a lift truck battery
When refueling an LPG powered lift truck state four safety precautions that must be taken
When refueling a diesel powered lift truck state four safety precautions that must be taken
State the recommended operational procedure for stacking a laden pallet in an industrial racking system with a reach truck
         
itruk3 pages
introduction to itruk's practical test of operator skills
iTRUK practical test course for forklift operators
Differences between itruk and traditional training methods
    
legislation28 pages
Forklift Legislation that applies in the United Kingdom
Forklifts on the road. Rules and regulations
Forklift operator medicals. HSE Recommendations
Forklift seatbelts Fitting and use on forklift trucks
Health and Safety at Work Act (1974). Description of legislation
PUWER. Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
Approved Code of Practice for forklift operator training
The 1974 Health and Safety at Work Act - The myths!
Approved Code of Practice - Forklift Supervisor training
Employees rights to health and safety under UK law
Penalties for Health and Safety Offences
Health and Safety Offences Act 2008 now includes imprisonment
You can get many HSE books free of charge
Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007
Forklift Lighting requirements for road use in the UK
Use of controlled oil - Red diesel and forklift hire
LOLER. Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations
RIDDOR. Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013
Thorough Inspections/examinations for fork lift trucks
Foreign forklift licences. The position in the UK
Forklift Licence myth. There is no such thing as a forklift licence
Road registration for forklift trucks. The legal position
Forklift distances of more than 1000 yds on the road
Distances of less that 1000 yds on the road
Road Registration forklifts. The legal position
Driver licencing information. Forklift trucks on the road
Risk assessments for forklifts fitted with seatbelts
Approved Code of Practice, (L117), one year on
    
accidents9 pages
Forklift Accidents. All the reported accidents and court cases
Worker trapped under forklift for an hour loses leg
Company fined £800,000 after forklift truck accident
Waste management and packaging company fined after worker was injured
Company fined after worker suffers injuries in fall from height
Director sentenced after repeat offences with telehandler
Man killed by falling forklift truck. Company prosecuted
Fedex employee struck by fork lift. Company fined over half a million
Poorly stacked FIBC falls on to forklift operator
    
technical22 pages
Forklifts engines, Batteries, forklift stability, hydraulics, masts,attachments, electrics
Fork lift Internal Combustion engines
Fork lift truck hydraulic systems. Hydraulic hoses
AC Electronic control systems for forklift trucks
Fork lift truck batteries. Safety precautions
Forklift stability - longitudinal and lateral. Stability testing and forklift derating
Forklift Lifting Capacity. Load centre and capacity calculations
Forklift truck traction control systems - thyristor control
Liquified Petroleum Gas Properties and hazards
Forklift truck attachments. Sideshift and paper roll clamp
Forklift Stability Triangle|Lateral stability triangle. Testing
Fork lift truck hydraulic systems - tanks and pumps
AC drive motor for forklift trucks
Forklift stability explained|Longitudinal stability
Fork lift truck Lateral stability - Sideways tipover
Fork lift stability testing - Longitudinal
Forklift truck traction control - older systems
Precautions to be observed when handling L.P. Gas
Forklift truck attachments. Box clamps and fork rotators
Fork lift truck hydraulic systems - circuit and valves
Lowered traction battery on AC systems
Forklift truck attachments. Push pull attachments and carpet booms
         
toyota8 pages
Toyota System of Active Stability (SAS)
Toyota (SAS) System overview.
Toyota (SAS) System. The controller
Toyota (SAS) System. Swing lock cylinder
Toyota (SAS) System. Swing lock axle
Toyota (SAS) System. Rectangle of stability
Toyota (SAS) System. Integral control valve
Toyota (SAS) System. neutral position solenoid
         
forklift-masts4 pages
Forklift masts, carriage, forks and cylinders
Standards applying to forklift forks and carriage
Forklift masts critical dimensions/clearances
Operation of the forklift mast lift cylinder
    
hsenews10 pages
Updates to Health and Safety Legislation (UK)
Workplace fatality figures released for 2019 - 2020
Coronavirus: CILT and FTA launch working Good Practice Guide
Social distancing made easy with Linde's truck call app
AITT guidance: Safe MHE training methods during covid-19 outbreak
Download a free ebook about corona virus
Coronavirus: A joint statement between HSE, the TUC and the CBI
COVID-19 –hse Guidance on training for rider-operated lift trucks
HSE clarifies loler position on hand pallet trucks
Health and Safety event with HSE involvement
    
newsitems32 pages
Latest news items relating to forklift trucks and forklift training
forklift safety signals. A useful free chart
A great review for the latest forklift training methods
FLTA safety drive for forklift trucks
Fork lift truck association says "relax"
covid-19 recovery. could the government fund your warehouse improvements?
Webinar to discuss future of workplace transport training
Re-arranged dates for safety and health Excellence Awards and FLTA’s Awards for excellence
Virtual Forklift Operator of the Year Competition 2020.
Ten ways to minimise forklift training risks during the covid-19 outbreak
Poor lift truck inspections pose risk to life say CFTS
Keep your forklifts safe with Toyota's Thorough Examinations
using e-truck to provide refresher training for forklift operators
National Forklift Safety Day update
Practical three point plan for coming out of lockdown
the bita National Forklift Safety Day is on Tuesday June 9th 2020
Covid-19: Forklift safety protocols updated by BITA
AITT press release: Bringing industry up to code on transport groupings
Keep forklift truck drivers safe and save time. Drum grab attachment
FLTA creates online resource for latest COVID-related information
Update on Furloughing Rules from the FLTA
RTITB welcomes new pallet truck test
Fork lift truck association covid-19 advice
New accrediting body for forklift operator/instructor training is announced
CFTS warns don't risk forklift downtime
Linde announced as finalist in flta awards
Yale precision control tiller head in awards for excellence
driving safely into the year 2020 26th february 2020 at 10.30 am
e-Truck UK Lift Truck Theory Training Licence from RTITB
Competitions involving forklift trucks and safety 2020
Forklift thorough examinations. whose responsibility is it?
SEMA guide to racking inspection. Onion skin
         
nfsd1 page
bits-nfsd-leaflet.pdf
    
trainingcourse2 pages
Free forklift training courses on this website
You can purchase this entire set of training slides here
         
pallet-trucks38 pages
Testing of pallet truck and pallet stacker operators. 2019
Complete training course for operators of pallet and trucks.
Health and safety legislation. Employer's duties
Practical operating test for pallet truck operators
Pallet and pallet stacker truck open questions 1 to 5
Pre use inspection test for pallet truck operators
Employees duties under health and safety legislation
Plan of test course for non stacking pallet trucks
Pallet and pallet stacker truck safety questions number 1 to 5
Pallet and pallet stacker truck operational questions number 1 to 5
Reach pallet truck questions, open and multiple choice
Pallet and pallet stacker truck open questions 6 to 10
Operator's pallet truck pre-shift check sheet
Pre shift checks and battery charging of pallet trucks
Pallet and pallet stacker truck safety questions number 6 to 10
Pallet and pallet stacker truck operational questions number 6 to 10
Pallet and pallet stacker truck open questions 11 to 15
Check the battery and top up wearing appropriate PPE
Pallet and pallet stacker truck safety questions number 11 to 15
Pallet and pallet stacker truck operational questions number 11 to 17
Check for debris, shrink wrapping etc around pallet fingers and wheels
Pallet and pallet stacker truck safety questions number 16 to 20
Check that pallet fingers raise and lower fully
Check brakes and emergency brake
Check horn and any instruments fitted
Basic steering exercise. Steering around a drum or cone.
Basic steering exercise. Steering around two drums
Basic steering exercise. Steering around two drums, Laden
Turning into position prior to entering load
Driving into the load. Precautions involved
Further precautions when entering pallet
The operator should walk in confined spaces
Ride on the truck when operating in an open space
The operator should walk on the outside of the truck
Keep on the outside of the turn where possible
Have the load leading when negotiating inclines
Unladen trucks should have fingers pointing down slope
Using pallet trucks on loading bays.
              
pics1 page
paller-stacker-test-aba.pdf
         
cbtheory101 pages
Forklift training course. Theory and practical lessons
Lorry loading. List of all precautions to take follows
Capacity plates. Stacking height considerations
Health and Safety at Work Act. An Introduction
Forklift truck, (forward),longitudinal stability
Forklift truck lateral, (sideways), stability
Heinrich's domino theory of accident prevention
Forklift operator's safety code
Accreditation of forklift operator training schemes
Forklift Truck Load centre definition/explanation
Undercutting the load with a forklift truck
Effects of rear tilt on lateral forklift stability
Lorry loading with forklift truck
Capacity plates. Load centre and height considerations
Definition of Reasonable and Practicable
Centre of gravity position for counterbalanced forklift
Forklift truck analogy with a motor vehicle
Heinrich's domino theory - step one
Mounting the forklift truck
National Operator Registration Scheme or NORS
Fork lift truck load centre calculation
Centre of gravity moves towards the rear
Lorry loading accident with forklift truck - Telford
Capacity plate. Rated truck capacity
Health and Safety At Work Act - Training
Centre of gravity with load on forklift
Forklift truck stability triangle and centre of gravity
Heinrich's domino theory - step two
Wear seatbelts unless exemption applies
NORS - The paperwork for forklift truck operators
Stillage accident. No undercutting
Sideways movemant of forklift's Centre of Gravity
Load HGVs from alternate sides if possible
Graph type capacity plate
Employee's duties - Health and Safety At Work Act
Raised centre of gravity on forklift truck
Forklift truck centre of gravity moving sideways
Heinrich's domino theory - step three
Limbs should be kept inside the forklift truck
Stillage accident - the consequences
Lateral stability. Turning a forklift truck at speed
Place first load close to lorry headboard
Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations
Forklift stability triangle. Centre of gravity
Centre of Gravity moves outside forklift's stability triangle
Fatal accident due to forklift truck overturning
Forklift accident involving loss of fingers
Effects of forward tilt on forklift truck stability
Fatal accident - Liverpool
Explanation of PUWER. Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
Forklift centre of gravity moves forward
Recommended procedure in case of forklift truck overturn
Keep your head inside the forklift truck
Effects of incorrect load shape on forklift
VOSA load security matrix. Download a free copy here
Identification of major forklift truck components
Centre of gravity moves forward too much
Dangers of drains and potholes to forklift trucks
Unladen travel position
Emergency braking with a forklift truck
load lorries in deliver sequence where possible
Causes of forklift truck longitudinal instability
Dangers of floor obstructions to forklift trucks
Don't let forks rub on the floor
Rules for using forklift trucks on slopes
Apply parking brake/neutral when leaving truck
Forklift truck see saw analogy - in balance
Dangers of loose debris to forklift trucks
Maintain correct fork spacing for load
Exception to gradient rules with a forklift
Parking. Tilt forks forward and lower
See see saw and forklift analogy - unbalanced
Dangers of turning a forklift with a raised load
Maintain correct fork spacing for the pallet in use
Poor visibility on slopes for forklift operators
Switch off and remove key
See saw, forklift analogy - positional
Edges of slopes or loading bays dangers to forklift trucks
fork spacing for metal stillages
Cause of longitudinal instability summary
See saw Centre of gravity. Forklift load too far forward
Offset loads, forks and sideshift. Sideways stability
Maintain correct travel position
Handling live loads with a forklift truck
Don't carry unstable loads
Crossing sunken railway lines and similar objects
Don't use damaged pallets
Summary of causes of forklift truck lateral stability
Collapsed stack due to pallet damage
Falling stack of pallets damages car
Forklift operators should maintain good housekeeping
Travel in reverse if your load obscures your view
Don't carry passengers on a forklift truck
Don't carry passengers on a forklift truck
Do not add additional weight to the forklift truck
Don't pick up people on pallets and the like
Use a working platform - emergencies only!
Watch out for overhead obstructions
Watch out at blind corners. Use horn to warn of approach
Watch out for pedestrians. Stop if necessary
Keep three truck lengths behind other vehicles
         
instruction2 pages
Course on practical and classroom instructional techniques
The qualities needed by a forklift instructor
              
practical15 pages
Practical forklift instructor training lessons
Practical forklift training: lesson preparation
Producing effective lesson plans for practical teaching
Lesson plans: Aim/Objective/Introduction
Explanation given by instructor to trainees
Confirmation that main points of lesson are understood
Positioning the trainees prior to the demonstration
The demonstration by the instructor
Trainee practice - first time through
Trainee practice - second and subsequent times
Lesson confirmation after trainee practice
Practical lesson summary
Linking forward to the next lesson
Instructor's responsibility for trainee safety
List of instructor's safety responsibilities
                   
pics1 page
lesson-plan.docx
              
theory24 pages
Classroom teaching. Preparation of training course
Classroom teaching. The purpose behind it
Gathering the material for the classroom session
Using notes and confidence cards
Organising the classroom material. Shape and pattern
How to arrange your material properly
How to prepare and make confidence cards
Worked example of an instructor's confidence card
Questions and question technique
Adjusting the length of the lesson
A reminder of the salient points of classroom teaching
How to use confidence cards as memory aids
Opening the classroom teaching session
Different types of classroom lesson opening
Rules for closing the classroom session
Types of close. Ways to end the classroom session
The central theme. Getting trainees to listen
Keeping the audience/trainees listening
Choosing the correct visual aids for training
Establishing authority with trainees
The correct use of visual aids in the classroom
Having courtesy for the classroom audience
How to avoid loosing confidence. Classroom session
Addressing the needs of the trainees or audience
         
sideloader21 pages
Complete sideloader training course
Sideloader basic steering and controls
Sideloader safe stacking sequence
Sideloader practical operator's test
Sideloader steering and basic manoeuvring
Stacking with a sideloader - steps 1 and 2
Sideloader practical test - step 1
Sideloader steering reverse around corner
Stacking with a sideloader - steps 3 and 4
Sideloader practical test - step 2
Sideloader manoeuvring close to stacking position
Stacking with a sideloader - steps 5 and 6
Sideloader practical test - step 3
Stacking with a sideloader - steps 7 and 8
Sideloader practical test step 4
De-stacking with a sideloader steps 1 and 2
De-stacking with a sideloader - steps 3 and 4
De-stacking with a sideloader - steps 5 aand 6
De-stacking with a sideloader - steps 7 and 8
Retract mast on sideloader before moving
Rules for operating with stabilising jacks
         
practical41 pages
Reach truck stacking sequence
Specific Job Training for forklift operators
Familiarisation Training for forklift operators
Introduction to forklift driving controls
Practical training section for novice forklift operators
Figure of eight in an open space
Steering around a cone or drum
Introduction to the hydraulic controls
Stacking and de-stacking at different levels
Secure the truck whilst stacking/de- stacking
Bring the mast/forks to the level position
Starting and stopping and straight line driving
Steering around drum. Add obstruction to one side only
Stacking with a forklift truck - step 1
Reduce rear tilt to minimum
Lift the load to the correct height
Steering around a drum with second obstruction
Raise the load to the correct stacking height
Drive the forklift forwards towards the stack
Basic steering around a drum with third obstruction
Drive forwards over the stack
Reach the mast out to position load
Basic steering around a drum with third obstruction
Tilt mast forward to the vertical position
Lower the load into position
Practice steering in reverse laden
Lower the load onto the stack
Retract the mast fully back
Figure of eight, unladen
Prior to reversing from the stacking position
Reverse away from the stack
Figure of eight carrying a load
Practical training section for forklift operators
Lower forks to the traveling position
Tight 90 degree turn into stacking position unladen
Engage the forks in the travel position
Practical forklift test - counterbalanced and reach trucks
Tight 90 degree turn into stacking psoition- laden
Now the forklift is reversed out of the aisleway
Negotiating a chicane - unladen
Negotiating a chicane - laden
         
tmh-training19 pages
Telescopic Materials Handler training course
Introduction to the telehandler driving controls
Lower the load onto the stack
Steering the telehandler in two wheel steer mode
Carefully withdraw forks from the load
Steering the telehandler in four wheel mode
Look behind and use mirrors before reversing
Steering the telehandler in crab steer mode
Reverse out of stack and engage travel position
Using the telehandler hydraulic controls
Correct procedure for de-stacking with a telehandler
Telehandler safety and warning devices
Practical test for telehandler operators
Isolating the machine during use of hydraulic controls
Details of practical test for telehandler operators
Correct telehandler stacking sequence
Once stopped, reduce tilt to a minimum amount
Carefully raise load to required height
Remove the tilt until the forks are level
         
preshift29 pages
Pre shift checks training for forklift operators
Forkliift Preshift Checks. Check the fork heels for cracks
Check the tips of the forks for damage and bending
Check forklift, fork retaining pins for operation
Check fork carriage for damage and wear
Check load backrest extension
Examine all visible parts of the lift chains
Check all hydraulic hoses for wear and damage
Examine chain and hose pulleys
Check the mast and rollers
Check wheels, wheel nuts and tyres
Check operator seat
Examine seat belt
Check all lighting
Check flashing beacons
Check flashing beacons
Check and test all hydraulic controls
Check service brakes
Check the forklift truck's parking brake
Check steering
Check instruments and switches
Check and test horn/reverse bleeper
Examine overhead canopy guard
Check battery connections
Check electrolyte level
Charging a traction battery
Changing an LP Gas cylinder on a forklift truck
Check engine oil on forklift truck
Check the hydraulic oil level
         
manualhandling
              
manualhandling65 pages
Manual handling training course. FREE on line training
1974 Health and Safety at Work Act. An explanation
Health and safety at Work legislation structure is shown below
Health and Safety at Work Act guidance notes
Approved Code of Practice, definition and explanation
A brief look at Health and Safety Regulations
The EC framework directive explained
Manual handling statistics 2014 to 2015
Manual handling. the types of injury
Types of injury caused by manual handling
Manual handling regulations overview
Manual handling regulations. checks
Manual handling. working conditions
Manual handling. Workplace Layout floors and temperature
Manual handling. the tasks outlined
Manual handling tasks. movement of loads
Manual handling tasks. Lifting and carrying
Manual handling. Moving the load a distance
Manual handling. The work process
manual handling. awkward postures
Manual handling. load characteristics
Manual handling. load weight
Manual handling. load shape
Manual handling. employees limitations
Manual handling. the three armed man
Employees abilities. strength and training
Manual handling. mechanical aids
Manual handling. employee check list
Manual handling. total effort required
Injuries associated with manual handling
Causes of back injury and pain
Human spine construction-overview
Human vertebrae and disc anatomy
effect of bending on invertebratal discs
The effect of pressure whilst bending over
How the spinal cord can get trapped
The effect of twisting on the spinal discs
Manual handling calculations to show the effects of reaching out
Manual handling tasks to avoid if possible
Common manual handling problems. bending over
Common problems. above shoulder handling
Manual handling. Pulling and pushing heavy loads
Manual handling. Awkward climbing situations
Manual handling. common problems. Reaching out
Manual Handling. common problems. awkward postures
Manual handling. Precise location
Common problems. Vibration and work related musculoskeletal disorders
Effects of static and dynamic stress when manual handling
Static stress at workstations leading to upper limb disorder
Alternative workstation layout such as a drawing board
Common causes of back injury - summary
How to plan a manual handling task
Assessing the manual handling task
Further assessment of the manual handling task
Planning the lift for the person involved
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Correct foot position for lifting loads
Keep the back as straight as possible when lifting
utilising the correct Palm" grip for manual handling
the safe lift. a recap of the salient points
lowering the load. manual handling
The effects of stooping on the body
The effects of reaching out on the body
The effects of repetition on the body
The effects of twisting on the body
              
riskassessment1 page
manual-handling-risk-assessment.html
              
news1 page
manual-handling-news.html
              
downloads1 page
manual-handling-regulations.pdf
    
buyersguide8 pages
Forklifts for sale. Buyer�s guide. Free advice on forklift selection
Matching the forklift truck to the application
Selecting the correct capacity and mast for the application
Choosing the correct motive power for the application
Choosing the correct tyre for the application
Forklift Truck buyer's guide. Pneumatic and supercushion tyres
Making sure the forklift truck will fit the aisleways
Aisleway dimension calculations for reach trucks
    
products5 pages
Forklift and logistics products. News and reviews
Improve racking inspections with FREE racklog app
Eco electric telehandler trialled by HS2
Advantages of lithium ion batteries on forklift trucks
Lead acid to lithium ion conversion for forklift trucks
    
safetyproducts14 pages
Latest safety products for forklift trucks
flexi smart stop system from narrow aisle
ELOKON personnel detection systems for forklift trucks
Multi-position tiller arm wins Design4Safety Award
I-stop safety system for loading bays
linde-fork-positioner.html
Boplan safety barriers for industry
New safety device from Combilift at IMHX
New wheel blocking system for loading bays
The Ros revolutionary racking repair process
Comatra tyre pressure monitoring system
Comatra blue light pedestrian safety system
ForkAngles for forklift trucks. A brilliant new innovation.
Comatra blue light pedestrian safety system. Comparison
         
pics3 pages
istop-brochure.pdf
Telehander2.pdf
Comatra_BlueLED_EN.pdf
    
downloads32 pages
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AAG_-_Summary_of_Amendments_-_August_13.pdf
forklift-signals.docx
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pre_shift_checks.pdf
instructor-pre-use-inspection-sheet.docx
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current36 pages
workplace-transport-gropuings.pdf
aitt-guidance.pdf
free-corona-virus-ebook.pdf
CLEARED-HSE-statement-re-driver-training-and-certificates.pdf
tklrtBITA-FLTA-COVID-19.pdf
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na_mark_sheet.pdf
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Workplace-transport-regs-2005.pdf
traininglog.pdf
thorough_examinations.pdf
         
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Computer problems. Free website for solving them
Microsoft Office problems. Check here for answers
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Website design. Basic principles and SEO
Windows Hints, tips and fixes for Microsoft operating systems
Computer program problems. Check here for solutions
Search engine optimisation, (SEO), for web sites
Free website for solving computer problems. Hints and tip
         
seo3 pages
SEO. Search Engine Optimisation. Basic principles explained
Using Google Adwords to get high in Google's rankings
Using Google Adwords as a marketing tool
         
office4 pages
Find and replace Word. How to remove multiple, unwanted lines easily
Make spellcheck ignore URLs in Word, Excel PowerPoint Etc.
Share Onenote notebooks easily with this technique
Removing multiple lines in Microsoft Word with one click
         
peripherals1 page
HDMI not plugged in. Problem with NVIDIA cards
         
website5 pages
Keyword density calculator. Easy trick using Microsoft Word
Using keywords correctly to obtain good SEO
Website keyword research using Google. Free tool from Google
Website Keyword research. finding the correct ones
Website design. Three different approaches
         
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How to override various browser security warnings
Chrome browser multiple home pages. Full details here
Installing Kodi on Windows computer. Follow these steps
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Storing master password in Roboform
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Installing Wookie on Windows computer. Add this plug in to Kodi
Storing master password in Roboform
Finalising the Wookie installation on Kodi
         
windows12 pages
Change mouse pointer on Windows 10 with this easy trick
Registry hack to increase number of Word jump list items
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Power user menu in Windows 10 doesn't work WinX
Computer won't go to sleep or wakes up often
Why is my computer slow. Learn how to fix it here
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How to create a Windows 10 recovery drive
Computer won't go to sleep. Computer keeps waking up
Using Ccleaner to fix a slow running computer
Clearing the startup menu. Speed up your computer
Free website for solving computer problems. Hints and tip
              
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Windows%2010%20Keyboard%20Shortcut.docx
    
videos28 pages
Sleepy forklift operator causes chaos when he hits the racking
watch this incredible control of a forklift truck
Elokon personnel detection systems for forklift trucks
Tandem lifting forklift truck accident with disastrous results
two forklift trucks and one smashed washing machine
Man killed by load falling from forklift truck
These guys are really good at this but it's very dangerous
How to negotiate a chicane with a laden forklift truck
This mini digger driver must have had a big grudge against someone!
telehandler-accident.html
the most amazing forklift video I have ever seen
Can you do this? It takes some doing
Turning a forklit with a load elevated is dangerous
I couldn't possibly recommend this but its clever
Watch the entire racking collapse after this "gentle" tap!
This guy doesn't know what a handbrake is for!
ELOshield collision detection sysytem for forklift trucks
top ten forklift accidents from mitsubishi
Worker crushed under forklift truck. I think!
Don't add human counterweight to a forklift truck
Mentor's show your hand campaign video
five forklift accidents caught on video
Forklift training. a compilation of forklift accidents
how not to unload a forklift from a lorry
watch this stupid forklift operator
forklift operator smashes thousands of bottles
how to smash 1000 bottles with a forklift truck
Young worker breaks his back in forklift accident
    
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Forklift Training. All you need to know about forklift training FREE
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freetraining1 page
Free forklift training courses on this website
              
cbtheory101 pages
Free Counterbalanced forklift operator training slide set
Complete set of forklift operator instructor's training slides
Health and Safety at Work Act. An Introduction
Forklift truck, (forward),longitudinal stability
Forklift truck lateral, (sideways), stability
Heinrich's domino theory of accident prevention
Capacity plates. Stacking height considerations
Forklift operator's safety code
Lorry loading. List of all precautions to take follows
Accreditation of forklift operator training schemes
Definition of Reasonable and Practicable
Centre of gravity position for counterbalanced forklift
Forklift truck analogy with a motor vehicle
Heinrich's domino theory - step one
Capacity plates. Load centre and height considerations
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Lorry loading with forklift truck
Maintain correct fork spacing for load
National Operator Registration Scheme or NORS
Health and Safety At Work Act - Training
Centre of gravity with load on forklift
Forklift truck stability triangle and centre of gravity
Heinrich's domino theory - step two
Capacity plate. Rated truck capacity
Wear seatbelts unless exemption applies
Lorry loading accident with forklift truck - Telford
Maintain correct fork spacing for the pallet in use
Employee's duties - Health and Safety At Work Act
Raised centre of gravity on forklift truck
Forklift truck centre of gravity moving sideways
Heinrich's domino theory - step three
Graph type capacity plate
Limbs should be kept inside the forklift truck
Load HGVs from alternate sides if possible
fork spacing for metal stillages
Effects of rear tilt on lateral forklift stability
Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations
Forklift stability triangle. Centre of gravity
Centre of Gravity moves outside forklift's stability triangle
Fatal accident due to forklift truck overturning
Forklift accident involving loss of fingers
Place first load close to lorry headboard
Maintain correct travel position
Centre of gravity moves towards the rear
Explanation of PUWER. Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
Forklift centre of gravity moves forward
Recommended procedure in case of forklift truck overturn
Keep your head inside the forklift truck
Fatal lorry/forklift accident - Liverpool
Don't carry unstable loads
Sideways movement of forklift's Centre of Gravity
Identification of major forklift truck components
Centre of gravity moves forward too much
Dangers of drains and potholes to forklift trucks
Unladen travel position
VOSA load security matrix. Download a free copy here
Don't use damaged pallets
Lateral stability. Turning a forklift truck at speed
Causes of forklift truck longitudinal instability
Dangers of floor obstructions to forklift trucks
Don't let forks rub on the floor
load lorries in deliver sequence where possible
Collapsed stack due to pallet damage
Forklift truck see saw analogy - in balance
Dangers of loose debris to forklift trucks
Apply parking brake/neutral when leaving truck
Falling stack of pallets damages car
See see saw and forklift analogy - unbalanced
Dangers of turning a forklift with a raised load
Parking. Tilt forks forward and lower
Forklift operators should maintain good housekeeping
See saw, forklift analogy - positional
Dangers due to edges of slopes or loading bays
Switch off and remove key
Travel in reverse if your load obscures your view
See saw Centre of gravity. Forklift load too far forward
Offset loads, forks and sideshift. Sideways stability
Don't carry passengers on a forklift truck
Undercutting the load with a forklift truck
Handling live loads with a forklift truck
Don't carry passengers on a forklift truck
Forklift Truck Load centre definition/explanation
Crossing sunken railway lines and similar objects
Do not add additional weight to the forklift truck
Fork lift truck load centre calculation
Summary of causes of forklift truck lateral stability
Don't pick up people on pallets and the like
Stillage accident. No undercutting
Use a working platform - emergencies only!
Stillage accident - the consequences
Watch out for overhead obstructions
Effects of forward tilt on forklift truck stability
Watch out at blind corners. Use horn to warn of approach
Effects of incorrect load shape on forklift
Watch out for pedestrians. Stop if necessary
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Keep three truck lengths behind other vehicles
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cbpractical40 pages
Introduction to forklift driving controls
Reach truck stacking sequence
Specific Job Training for forklift operators
Familiarisation Training for forklift operators
Figure of eight in an open space
Steering around a cone or drum
Negotiating a chicane - unladen
Introduction to the hydraulic controls
Stacking and de-stacking at different levels
Practical forklift test - counterbalanced and reach trucks
Starting and stopping and straight line driving
Stacking with a forklift truck - step 1
Bring the mast/forks to the level position
Steering around drum. Add obstruction to one side only
Negotiating a chicane - laden
Secure the truck whilst stacking/de- stacking
Lift the load to the correct height
Steering around a drum with second obstruction
Reduce rear tilt to minimum
Drive the forklift forwards towards the stack
Basic steering around a drum with third obstruction
Raise the load to the correct stacking height
Reach the mast out to position load
Basic steering around a drum with third obstruction laden
Drive forwards over the stack
Lower the load into position
Practice steering in reverse laden
Tilt mast forward to the vertical position
Retract the mast fully back
Figure of eight, unladen
Lower the load onto the stack
Reverse away from the stack
Figure of eight carrying a load
Prior to reversing from the stacking position
Lower forks to the traveling position
Tight 90 degree turn into a stacking position unladen
Practical training section for forklift operators
Tight 90 degree turn into atcking position- laden
Engage the forks in the travel position
Practical training section for novice forklift operators x
              
preshift12 pages
Pre shift checks training for forklift operators
Forklift Preshift Checks. Check the fork heels for cracks
Check the tips of the forks for damage and bending
Check forklift, fork retaining pins for operation
Check fork carriage for damage and wear
Check load backrest extension
Examine all visible parts of the lift chains
Check all hydraulic hoses for wear and damage
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Check the mast and rollers
Check wheels, wheel nuts and tyres
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theory26 pages
Course on practical and classroom instructional techniques
The qualities needed by a forklift instructor
Classroom teaching. Preparation of training course
Classroom teaching. The purpose behind it
Using notes and confidence cards
Gathering the material for the classroom session
How to arrange your material properly
Organising the classroom material. Shape and pattern
How to prepare and make confidence cards
Worked example of an instructor's confidence card
Questions and question technique
Adjusting the length of the lesson
A reminder of the salient points of classroom teaching
How to use confidence cards as memory aids
Opening the classroom teaching session
Different types of classroom lesson opening
Rules for closing the classroom session
Types of close. Ways to end the classroom session
The central theme. Getting trainees to listen
Keeping the audience/trainees listening
Choosing the correct visual aids for training
Establishing authority with trainees
The correct use of visual aids in the classroom
Having courtesy for the classroom audience
How to avoid loosing confidence. Classroom session
Addressing the needs of the trainees or audience
                   
practical15 pages
Practical forklift instructor training lessons
Practical forklift training: lesson preparation
Producing effective lesson plans for practical teaching
Lesson plans: Aim/Objective/Introduction
Explanation given by instructor to trainees
Confirmation that main points of lesson are understood
Positioning the trainees prior to the demonstration
The demonstration by the instructor
Trainee practice - first time through
Trainee practice - second and subsequent times
Lesson confirmation after trainee practice
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Linking forward to the next lesson
Instructor's responsibility for trainee safety
List of instructor's safety responsibilities
         
forkliftnews 35 pages
Latest news items relating to forklift trucks and forklift training
Forklift safety signals. A useful free chart
FLTA safety drive for forklift trucks
Fork lift truck association says "relax"
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