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Tony Sellick
Tony Sellick
10:22:58 18/01/2018
A recycling firm has been fined £666k after a worker suffered life threatening head injuries
#forkliftaccidents
https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/accidents/01-firm-fined-after-telehandler-accident.html

A recycling firm has been fined £666k after a worker suffered life threatening head injuries. The employee was struck by the extending boom.

Tony Sellick
11:21:04 20/12/2017
An employee’s foot was crushed by a falling metal grid weighing a tonne and he suffered a broken foot which led to the amputation of three toes.

Tony Sellick
11:59:13 15/12/2017
The entire forklift training website is now available in mobile format for smartphones and tablets

Tony Sellick
11:53:49 13/12/2017
A company has been ordered to pay more than £300,000 after a woman had her leg crushed by a forklift truck at a warehouse in Stone, Staffordshire.

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/accidents/21-300k-fine-after-forklift-hits-woman.html

A company has been ordered to pay more than £300,000 after a woman had her leg crushed by a forklift truck at a warehouse in Stone, Staffordshire.

Tony Sellick
11:10:16 24/11/2017
A company has been fined £1.2 million after a lorry driver was killed when an overladen forklift truck shed it's load onto him

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/accidents/20-1.2-million-fine-for-fatal-forklift-accident.html

Tony Sellick
11:43:32 21/11/2017
https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/news_items/three-steps-to-forklift-safety.html

Here are three really good ideas about forklift safety all of which cost very little to implement.
The article below is from SHD Logistics magazine. It contains some really good ideas about forklift safety all of which cost very little do implement.

Tony Sellick
11:47:37 16/11/2017
RTITB have developed a training course for in house instructors for operators of pallet trucks. This course could also be used for low level order pickers. (LLOPS).

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/news_items/rtitb-pallet-truck-instructor-course.html
RTITB have developed a training course for instructors for operators of pallet trucks. This course could also be used for low level order pickers. (LLOPS)

Tony Sellick
12:07:35 14/11/2017
A Banbury based company has been fined after a 64-year old worker who was struck by a falling pallet had to have part of his leg amputated.

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/accidents/19-falling-pallet-worker-loses-leg.html
A Banbury based company has been fined Ł80,000 plus costs after a 64-year old worker who was struck by a falling pallet had to have part of his leg amputated.

Tony Sellick
11:24:14 10/11/2017
The Health and safety Executive have released the latest figures for accidents and work related illnesses in Great Britain.
https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/hsenews/health-and-safety-statistics-2017.html
Health and Safety statistics 2016 - 2017. Key figures for Great Britain. Details of Injuries, fatalities, prosecutions, fines and improvement notices

Tony Sellick
11:42:31 07/11/2017
Here is an article by RTITB's Nick Welch relating to the importance of pre-use checks for forklift trucks and the necessary training for operators required

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/news_items/inadequate-pre-use-inspections-rtitb.html
Below is an article by RTITB's Nick Welch relating to the importance of pre-use checks for forklift trucks and the necessary training for operators required

Tony Sellick
11:48:32 02/11/2017
The Health and safety Executive is running a campaign called "Go Home Healthy". This shines a light on worker’s health. HSE is encouraging everyone to get involved. They point out that every year:

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/hsenews/hse-go-home-healthy-compaign.html
The Health and safety Executive is running a campaign called

Tony Sellick
11:50:58 31/10/2017
Seven reasons to have in house instructors. RTITB article discusses the advantages of having internal forklift instructors.

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/news_items/seven-reasons-to-have-qualified-instructors-in-house.html
Some employers remain unconvinced that training in-house instructors will add the benefit needed to cover the cost of training them. So, what are the benefits?

Tony Sellick
10:41:43 25/10/2017
A Brighton-based waste collection and recycling company has fined after a worker died after being struck by a reversing telehandler.

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/accidents/18-telehandler%20-death-company-fined-half-million.html
A Brighton-based waste collection and recycling company has fined after a worker died after being struck by a reversing telehandler.

Tony Sellick
12:28:56 24/10/2017
Working platforms, (safety cages), for fork lift trucks. What the law says. Read more…

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/training/working-platforms-on-forklifts.html

Working Platforms for forklift trucks should only be used under certain, specific circumstances. They should NOT be used for routine operations

Tony Sellick
10:28:02 18/10/2017
Here is a useful article about forklift safety by RTITB concerning operator's mounting and dismounting forklift trucks and precautions to take whilst operating forklifts.

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/news_items/getting-on-board.html
Here is a useful article about forklift safety by RTITB concerning operator's mounting and dismounting forklift trucks and precautions to take whilst operating forklifts.

Tony Sellick
10:32:40 17/10/2017
Check out this great safety feature for all companies that use forklift trucks. I’ve only just discovered Boplan’s flexible safety barriers and wonder why this wasn’t done by someone years ago

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/safetyproducts/boplan-safety-barriers.html





Check out this great safety feature for all companies that use forklift trucks. I’ve only just discovered Boplan’s flexible safety barriers. Read More

Tony Sellick
10:56:38 10/10/2017
Download a mock forklift operator theory test created by RTITB here.
https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/downloads/downloads.html


Get all the correct answers to the forklift operator written test here

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/training/questions/forklift-written-test-2017.html
FORKLIFT WRITTEN TEST 2017. Here is a complete list of all questions complete with answers for operators attending training courses. ALL LANGUAGES available

Tony Sellick
10:23:10 09/10/2017
A short video introduction to Mentor's 'Show Your Hand' forklift safety campaign for those responsible for managing lift truck operations

#forklift #safety

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/videos/show-your-hand-video.html


Tony Sellick
09:17:29 05/10/2017
Here is a very useful free chart describing useful safety signals for banksmen to use when directing forklift operators during

Tony Sellick
10:51:37 03/10/2017
The future? Major forklift producers like Hyster, Still and Yale now offer a hydrogen fuel pack in their trucks.

http://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/news_items/hydrogen-fuel-cells-for-forklift-trucks.html
Major forklift producers like Hyster, Still and Yale now offer a hydrogen fuel pack in their trucks. This article explains the principles
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