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

Rope and Sling at waste-to-energy site

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd (RSS) has been delivering spreader beams, slings, shackles, and related Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) inspections to the project for almost a year, as work at the undisclosed site continues. Ron Harrison, regional manager, Rotherham (UK) depot at RSS, says, “We provide the lifting gear, and they […]

17/08/2021 - 12:19 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

RSS Delivers LOLER and Other Services to Galvanising Plant

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd (RSS) delivered a series of testing and inspection services to Galvanize UK’s hot-dip galvanising plant in South Kirkby, UK in November. RSS completed tests on a variety of equipment, including testing stands, trestles, and a dross spoon, in addition to Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) tests prior […]

03/12/2019 - 14:52 pm

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