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29 May 2024

CFTS EXPLAINS why a LOLER/PUWER inspection may be necessary following a forklift impact.

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07 May 2024

MENTOR TRAINING has launched a forklift safety survey designed to help identify the real risks facing companies operating Material Handling Equipment (MHE).

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20 February 2024

A SYSTEMATIC and detailed examination of lifting equipment, otherwise known as a Thorough Examination, has been identified as a key indicator of a company’s overall approach to health and safety.

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04 December 2023

LEADING BUILDING materials specialist EPD Insulation Group is improving safety and fuel efficiency with a fleet of brand-new Mitsubishi GRENDiA ES LPG forklifts for its newest site in Huntingdon.

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11 September 2023

IT'S YOU as the employer and/or owner of the equipment. Why? Because the legal responsibility for ensuring the Thorough Examination (LOLER & PUWER) has been correctly carried out lies with the duty holder and not with the inspector.

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12 June 2023

IN THE race to reduce their carbon footprint, many truck users are ignoring a power source that would allow them to cut emissions, save money and avoid costly grid issues: LP Gas.

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03 April 2023

WHEN DAVIES Turner looked to replace the forklift truck fleet at its Dartford regional distribution centre, the selection criteria went beyond securing the best possible equipment, the company was looking for commitment.

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03 April 2023

IT'S FAIR to say that most managers responsible for materials handling operations are aware of the need for routine inspections (Thorough Examinations) to ensure their equipment is safe to operate and fit for purpose.

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20 February 2023

HOW’S THIS for your New Year’s Resolution – check whether the provider responsible for the Thorough Examination (LOLER) for your forklift or warehouse trucks includes inspecting the operator’s seat.

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12 December 2022

"We are heading into the perfect time of year to make sure essential equipment is not only safe but is in good working order, ready for when things get much busier," said Geoff Martin, chairman of Thorough Examination accrediting body CFTS.

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12 December 2022

CFTS IS asking employers to think about how long each Thorough Examination of their lifting equipment is taking - and to question whether the inspections are thorough enough to assure legal compliance and truck safety.

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03 October 2022

WHEN LIFT truck incidents occur, often the finger of blame points at operators. Sub-standard operator training or performance are deemed to be the issue.

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05 September 2022

WITH COSTS rising across the board, getting the most from your investment is more important than ever.

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31 August 2022

CFTS WILL be using IMHX 2022 to share its latest developments with both end-users of lifting equipment and members of the trade.

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04 September 2022

CFTS chairman Geoff Martin says: “Poorly maintained MHE has the potential to cause serious injury, so when it comes to the Thorough Examination of that equipment, you can’t just take the word of someone who says they know what they’re doing.

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04 September 2022

THE ARGUMENTS for why electric forklifts are better than diesel are well rehearsed. But, for many, a nagging doubt remains: what about ramps and steep slopes where there’s the very real possibility of power drop-off?

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16 August 2022

ARRIVING WITH a new name and at a different time of year, the Archies looks set to be the best Awards for Excellence yet.

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21 June 2022

CFTS CHAIRMAN Geoff Martin says companies need to be aware of the knock-on effects of an accident.

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14 July 2022

THOROUGH EXAMINATION accrediting body CFTS is advising equipment owners to check not only who’s doing the assessment, but also the kit they’re using.

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04 May 2022

WHEN THE first Covid-19 lockdown started in March 2020, UK based Weston Handling Ltd, lost their Ukrainian supplier of moulded components for their ACKBelt ‘Anti-Crush Kick-Belt’. However, innovative thinking led to technology transfer across industries and improved safety!

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FEATURES

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10 October 2022

Loading bay safety requires a total approach. Wim Zwikker looks at how to run a safe and efficient operation in the changing warehouse and logistics environment.

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10 October 2022

It's important to involve your whole workforce in the safety of lift truck operations. Laura Nelson explains how to achieve this.

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12 April 2022

There are various initiatives that are aimed to highlight work place safety, such as the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April 2022, and the Forklift Safety Day held on the second Tuesday in June. But safety should of course be a priority every single working day, says Martin McVicar.

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14 December 2021

Warehouses contain many opportunities for accidents. Here, Tania Turners highlights some of the risks and how to prevent them.

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25 November 2019

Managing lift truck operations for the first time can be daunting, so Laura Nelson explains what health and safety managers need to know when it comes to lift truck safety, compliance and training.

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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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