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Frequently asked questions about forklifts and training
Listed below are some of the various frequently asked questions, (FAQ), that are asked about forklift operator training.
How often do I have to take a re-test for my fork lift licence?
What is a fork lift licence anyway?
What is the small white card that I was given used for?
I have lost my licence, can I get another?
I passed my test on a small truck but now I drive a larger one.
Do I have to take another test?
Does a licence for a counterbalanced truck allow me to drive a reach truck?
Can I take my licence to another company to get a job?
Can I use my truck on the public highway?
Is it compulsory to wear a seat belt when I am driving my truck?
I went on a one day training course to get my certificate/licence. Is this OK?
How long does it take to train a person who has never sat on a truck before?
I have lots of experience but no licence. How long will my course be?
How long is a course for re-tests?
Does it help if I can already drive a car?
Do I have any responsibilities as an operator under current health and safety legislation?
What responsibilities in law does my employer have for my safety?
I have been driving trucks for a long time without an accident. Why should I be trained?
My instructor was from a place called ITSSAR.
I thought the RTITB was the accrediting body?
What is an accrediting body anyway?
I had a near miss when I was driving my truck but no-one was injured.
Do I have to report it?
I am an in house instructor working for a company.
Can I train fork lift operators at another company?
Does an in house instructor need a refresher course?
I have heard that the fork lift test uses a "penalty point" system. How does this work?
Whose responsibility is it to check the truck over and when should this be done?
Will I have to take a written test as well as a practical one?
The test course my colleagues used recently looked a bit different to mine. Why is this?
I have to do things apart from stacking in racking.
Do I need any further training in order to do this?
I drive a 3 wheel truck and I have been told that 4 wheel trucks are more stable. Is this true?
How common are fork lift accidents? How many are there in a year?
What are the most common reasons for fork truck accidents?
Do I need a medical before I operate a fork lift truck?
What is the Accrediting Bodies Association, ABA?