This course should be read in conjunction with the counterbalanced truck operator's safety code. I do not propose to repeat parts of the code here so it will be necessary for the instructor to extract the parts that apply to sideloader training from this section and adapt them to these machines. Obviously not all will apply and the instructor should make sure that everything relevant to sideloader training is covered.
Some general points about sideloader operation are noted here:
Most of this section of the website deals with steering and stacking as these are obviously different from a counterbalanced or reach truck. The sections are divided as follows:
The pre-shift checks for sideloader training are very similar to counterbalanced trucks and most of the information in this section should apply.Disclaimer: 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.