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CFTS to share key insights at IMHX 2022

CFTS – the UK industry’s accrediting body for the inspection of materials handling equipment – will be using IMHX 2022 to share its latest developments with both end-users of lifting equipment and members of the trade. Taking a prominent place on stand 5D12 – home to parent group UKMHA – CFTS will share important safety […]

30/08/2022 - 16:19 pm

CFTS expands network

Owners and users of work equipment in the UK and Ireland have even greater access to Thorough Examination services following a rise in CFTS accreditations last year. The scheme recently added dozens more locations to its ever-growing nationwide network of certified providers so users of lift trucks and agricultural equipment anywhere in the UK can […]

01/02/2022 - 13:49 pm

Five things to look for in an MEWP Thorough Examination

Most operators of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) are mindful of their responsibilities in arranging regular safety inspections. But far fewer are aware that many inspection providers use a generic checklist which fails to inspect components specific to MEWPs – potentially putting an employer on the wrong side of the law. Here’s why. The law […]

20/11/2021 - 16:22 pm
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CFTS supports National Forklift Safety Day

Tuesday 8 June 2021 is National Forklift Safety Day, and the materials handling industry is once again being encouraged to get involved, share guidance and take action to make sites safer. Now in the UK for its third year, National Forklift Safety Day will be hosted by the UK Material Handling Association (UKMHA), which comprises […]

28/05/2021 - 14:00 pm

Poor lift truck inspections pose risk to life warns CFTS

Lift truck operators could be at risk of accidents if vehicles are not inspected properly says CFTS (Consolidated Fork Truck Services) – the UK body behind the national standard for Thorough Examinations. “Many within the materials handling, construction and agriculture industries will be familiar with LOLER [Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations], which legally requires […]

30/06/2020 - 10:18 am

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LHI September 2022

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