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FLTA advice on COVID-19 virus

COVID 19 virus

Read the joint statement from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), The British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) and The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) now. Download here

As the COVID-19 pandemic develops over the coming weeks and months, there will naturally be questions on how our industry deals with it.

It's a situation where we all need to work together to help tackle the problem, and while some people will be able to self isolate and work from home, for many in the FLT industry that isn't a practical option.The FLTA has compiled some documents with straightforward advice to help those in the industry manage at this complicated time.

If any more specific advice or guidance is needed, feel free to contact the FLTA office at

For up-to-date business advice from the government visit:

NOTE ON MP FAQs DOCUMENT: These are questions that MP Luke Evans has asked the government. This is not what will definitely happen, but makes for a good sense check on the details.

There are eleven downloadable advice documents in either PDF or Word format on the FLTAs website. Please go here to download them