Haulotte UK uses lull for training

Haulotte is taking advantage of the activity slowdown to perform training sessions. Training remains a vital part of the aerial industry and so Haulotte UK has made good use of the time available during this unprecedented crisis, to provide their workshop engineering teams with fully comprehensive internal training. With courses covering repair and maintain on […]

13/05/2020 - 19:33 pm

IPAF issues guidance to minimise virus risk

Guidance has been issued by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) to assist those using mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), mast-climbing working platforms (MCWPs), construction lifts and hoists to work safely and minimise the risk of spreading coronavirus. The new document has been developed and reviewed by IPAF’s safety experts and members with specialist knowledge […]

12/05/2020 - 10:38 am

Lift truck training vital amid COVID-19 pandemic

Companies are urged to prioritise training as forklift operators are classed as key workers. With greater focus on the nation’s supply chains than ever before, operators of materials handling equipment will be key to ensuring the continued delivery of vital goods around the country over the coming weeks and months. The UK’s Association of Industrial […]

30/03/2020 - 21:15 pm

E-learning to mitigate Coronavirus disruption

Countries are ramping up efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, described this week by the World Health Organisation as a pandemic. It is clear that globally, growing numbers will be self-isolating, with educational establishments closing and companies –¬ including many in the lifting sector – asking employees to work from home as part […]

17/03/2020 - 13:07 pm

New Training and Testing for Users of PPTs

Adam Smith, managing director of leading accrediting body AITT,  is calling for employers to catch up with new testing standards for powered pallet trucks, stating that the new standards will boost warehouse safety. Every year many hundreds of operators using powered pallet trucks (PPTs) suffer serious injuries including strains, trapping and fractures. Smith said that […]

24/02/2020 - 17:25 pm
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CIS Talks Simulator Training at ICUEE

Crane Industry Services, LLC (CIS) joined CM Labs Simulations at the International Construction & Utility Equipment Expo (ICUEE), in Louisville, USA, in October. Crane Industry Services deploys Vortex simulators at its Centered on Safety training centre for crane operator training and qualification. The company has found that it is a more affordable option for operators. […]

19/11/2019 - 15:29 pm

Mentor shines spotlight on forklift safety

As the official Safety Partner for the UK’s National Forklift Safety Convention, Mentor FLT Training was invited to use the occasion to launch its hard-hitting Forklift Safety Insights report to a packed audience of professionals responsible for on-site safety. Organised by the Fork Lift Truck Association at the climax of October’s Safety Month, the theme […]

18/11/2019 - 14:06 pm

New Apprenticeships for Lift Truck and Powered Access Technicians

In a major new development for the UK sector, a Level 3 Lift Truck and Powered Access Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard and end point assessment (EPA) have been approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education. The 36-month course will be recognised by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (I/MechE), the Institute of Engineering and […]

22/07/2019 - 13:28 pm

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