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Yes. It is a legal requirement that all operators have recognised training for the equipment being used.
Yes. Under Health & Safety guidelines operators of forklift trucks have to be retested at regular intervals, normally every 3-5 years.
Yes. PUWER Regulations 1998 state that ” all persons who supervise or manage the use of work equipment have received adequate training for the purpose of Health & Safety”.
Yes. A qualified forklift operator must inspect forklifts at the start of every shift. (we can provide daily check sheets for equipment).
No. Certification will only cover an operator for the piece of equipment that they have undergone training for. For instance a counterbalance licence will not cover an operator for a reach truck.
Yes. 2 Start Training Ltd Forklift truck training Instructors and Examiners are fully accredited with ITSSAR (Independent Training Standards Scheme and Register). All training courses are to the National Standards.
Yes. Operators must be over the minimum school leaving age of 16, unless operating in dockyards where the age requirement is 18 or over.
Yes. On-site training is a good idea; it gives operators practice in the working environment. Sufficient room must be given for practical off job training.
No. A driving licence for a car is not needed unless forklifts are being driven on the road.
The maximum amount of trainees that can attend a course is three. (unless stated otherwise)
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