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Lift Truck Safety

Overview

The most common types of vehicles that are involved in accidents at work are lift trucks and more than a fifth of non-fatal workplace transport injuries involve a lift truck. This course looks at the main risks when using a lift truck and a guide for their safe use and inspection.

Objectives

At the end of the course, trainees will be able to:

  • Understand why we use lift trucks
  • Recognise all the key features of your lift truck
  • Conduct a daily vehicle inspection
  • Start and move your lift truck safely
  • Recognise the risks around your workplace
  • Understand the importance of staying visible