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14 August 2019

CFTS, body behind a UK national standard for Thorough Examination, is reminding dealers, owners and operators of lift trucks of the importance of regular checks in reducing accidents.

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13 August 2019

Forklift truck wheels allow dirt and water to migrate into a facility. This can create a potentially dangerous environment and increase the likelihood of injuries. A simple solution is provided by Waterhog Forklift Mats from Mats4U.

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13 August 2019

With about 15 exhibits at IMHX 2019, visitors to the four Combilift and Aisle Master stands will find plenty to view.

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29 May 2019

ZoneSafe, a pedestrian proximity warning and alert system that uses RFID technology, offers both people and asset protection solutions.

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29 May 2019

When forklift trucks go into and out of a facility to transport goods, their wheels allow in dirt and water which can increase the likelihood of injuries. Offering a simple solution are Waterhog Forklift Mats.

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28 May 2019

ELOKON, a developer and supplier of safety and assistance systems for industrial vehicles, AGVs and cobots, has added another award to its collection.

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29 May 2019

When Simarco, provider of international logistic and freight services, switched one of its Essex depots to Mitsubishi GRENDiA trucks five years ago, the fuel savings were significant, even after a short period.

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16 May 2019

Many businesses operating fork lift trucks may, unknowingly, be falling foul of the Law over Thorough Examinations, according to CFTS, the body behind a national standard for the Thorough Examination of fork lift trucks.

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16 May 2019

The GRENDiA forklift range from Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks is designed to help companies lower their carbon footprint.

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16 May 2019

Zarges’ K470 battery boxes are used by many Formula E teams to store and transport the lithium-ion batteries used by the teams in their cars.

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23 May 2019

A company that designs and manufacturers anti-crush and anti-entrapment systems for the materials handling industry has announced a key appointment.

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16 May 2019

When fruit and veg wholesaler, T.G. Fruits, wanted a cleaner alternative to its IC engine trucks, it approached Mitsubishi dealer, Alto Handling, for help.

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04 June 2019

CFTS, the body behind a UK national standard for the Thorough Examination of lift trucks, is urging owners and operators of forklifts to check that equipment has undergone an inspection at least once a year in accordance with the law.

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16 May 2019

Combilift added yet another industry award to its ever growing tally when its Combi-PPT model won the Safety Category of the FLTA Awards for Excellence 2019.

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11 March 2019

Logistics managers are being urged by CFTS to seek clarity over forklift Thorough Examinations, after it was revealed lift trucks are involved in 50% more serious accidents than HGVs.

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15 February 2019

​Hyster H2.0-3.5FT ICE lift trucks are now available with added value features incorporated as standard to deliver all-round benefits to demanding operations throughout the supply chain.

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08 February 2019

Bristol Forklifts has been presented with the FLTA audit compliance certificate following a successful on-site assessment. Beginning in April 2017, the audit reviewed 100 criteria, including safety, health and environmental procedures. 

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28 January 2019

Health and safety takes on another dimension in winter, especially when it comes to operating equipment and machinery. Kelly Friel, digital product manager at PPE and tool supplier Zoro, explains how you can improve your forklift safety during the cold months:

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27 November 2018

There’s a time and a place for rulers – and it’s nowhere near a fork lift truck, according to CFTS, the body behind the UK fork lift industry’s standard for Thorough Examination.

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04 December 2018

This month marks the 20th anniversary of LOLER and PUWER. In December 1998, those in the fork lift industry saw both the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations come into force. 

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FEATURES

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18 September 2018

As Safetember, the Fork Lift Truck Association’s (FLTA) annual fork lift safety awareness campaign drew to a close, Peter Harvey discusses the challenges facing those responsible for ensuring safe operations.

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14 September 2018

Injuries occur in logistics, manufacturing and warehousing operations every year when operators are mounting and dismounting lift trucks and other warehouse equipment. HSM asks Laura Nelson what steps employers and forklift operators can take to help reduce the risk of injury.

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20 September 2017

Many businesses question whether to outsource the training of LGV drivers and material handling equipment (MHE) operators, or have instructors in-house. Laura Nelson of RTITB explains some of the benefits of in-house instructors.

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14 September 2017

The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) warns that fork lift accidents are anything but ‘everyday’ – the change lives in an instant.

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12 June 2017

When it comes to ensuring fork lift trucks comply with LOLER and PUWER, more and more companies are said to be adopting CFTS Thorough Examinations as their standard of choice.

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30 May 2017

Falls, slips and trips account for more than a third of all UK workplace injuries, with fork lift truck drivers and warehouse staff ranking highly among them. HSM examines the facts, and provides advice for supervisors, drivers and all employees who work alongside fork lift trucks.

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31 January 2017

Thousands of businesses rely on explosion protected forklifts to move raw materials and products within hazardous areas where even the smallest spark could cause an explosion. Darren Boiling, group after sales manager from safety company Pyroban explains what drivers and managers need to do to stay safe in these hazardous working conditions.

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21 September 2016

In many organisations, the warehouse is the hub around which the rest of the company operates and usually involves people, equipment and vehicles working together in close proximity. According to Jeremy Cassady, managing director of Securikey, this means it is vital that stringent security measures are in place and are adhered to.

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06 September 2016

No single piece of legislation covers the inspection of lift trucks, so it’s vital that those responsible for ensuring their safety and legality understand the rules governing them… as well as the most efficient way of meeting them. Shaun Prendergast, CFTS technical manager explores the issues.

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06 September 2016

Overlooking your forklift truck’s maintenance can place lives and businesses at risk, so it is vital employers stay on the right side of the law. FLTA chief executive Peter Harvey MBE explains.

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06 September 2016

The EU standard to which explosion protected forklifts are designed is changing. Steve Noakes from Pyroban says that EN1755:2015 will have a significant impact on equipment intended for use in Zone 2 hazardous areas where static is now considered a 'normal' occurrence.

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14 September 2015

Thousands of businesses use forklift trucks in hazardous areas where even the smallest spark could ignite the atmosphere and cause an explosion. Rob Vesty of Pyroban explains how to specify an explosion proof forklift correctly in seven simple steps.

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10 August 2015

From 1 September 2015, the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) will be running its ambitious, month long safety campaign - Safetember.

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15 August 2014

Peter Harvey, chief executive of the Fork Lift Truck Association discusses the dangers of forklift trucks and explains what the FLTA is doing to address them.

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23 January 2013

As an official campaign partner for the European Agency
for Safety and Health at Work's (EU-OSHA) Healthy
Workplaces Campaign,Toyota Material Handling is
promoting the importance of maintenance and safe
maintenance practi

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SPONSORED CONTENT

04 April 2016

Traffic Double-Rail iFlex Barriers offer robust protection and strong segregation of people and workplace vehicles.

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01 April 2016

The Micro iFlex Barrier protects from light duty, low level impacts from hand powered machinery.

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01 April 2016

The RackGuard fixes to leg racking and offers unbeatable protection and reinforcement for these vital structures.

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04 April 2016

Pedestrian +3 iFlex Barrier will segregate pedestrians from work vehicles and clearly define walkways from traffic routes.

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01 April 2016

Traffic+ iFlex Barrier is an extremely strong product for high intensity traffic impact areas

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09 February 2016

Large goal post barrier designed to protect doorways from impacts.

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01 April 2016

Extremely strong product for high intensity impact areas, offering protection and segregation.

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