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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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
LHI October 2023
In this month's issue
25 years of growth for Combilift.
Faresin marks 50 years
The Insider – Joel Cox.
Forklifts work safer