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Tony Sellick
Tony Sellick
11:27:34 22/05/2018
Just in time for the Summer the Health and Safety Executive have released the following information on skin exposure to the sun on outdoor workers which of course, affect many forklift truck operators.

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/hsenews/outdoor-workers-and-sun-exposure.html

Tony Sellick
10:28:55 17/05/2018
Heinrich’s theory of accident prevention explained. This explains why, despite breaking the rules, forklift truck operators may sometimes avoid an accident. This is a useful theory for forklift instructors to use when training.

#forklift #training

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/trainingcourse/cbtheory/43a-heinrich-domino-theory.html

Heinrich's domino theory of accident prevention as applied to forklift trucks. Why do things go wrong without an actual accident occuring?

Tony Sellick
09:54:55 16/05/2018
Toyota sponsor FLTA’s 2018 safety convention. The event will take place on 3rd October 2018 at the Heart of England Event and Conference Centre. It brings together hundreds of managers responsible for ensuring operational safety

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/news_items/toyota-sponsor-flta-safety-convention.html


Tony Sellick
10:32:48 08/05/2018
Grand Finals of the 2018 Forklift Operator of the Year and Forklift Instructor of the Year competitions will take place at the Talent In Logistics Conference on June 21st at Telford.

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/news_items/talent-in-logistics-update.html



Tony Sellick
10:09:54 02/05/2018
Thorough Examination for forklift trucks. With recent changes in legislation, it's important to understand why it's required and, more importantly, what it means in practice. Read this article by an expert from CFTS.

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/news_items/forklift-truck-thorough-examinations.html


Tony Sellick
10:08:46 02/05/2018
Thorough Examination for forklift trucks. With recent changes in legislation, it's important to understand why it's required and, more importantly, what it means in practice. Read this article by an expert from CFTS.

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/news_items/forklift-truck-thorough-examinations.html


Tony Sellick
09:49:50 25/04/2018
The health and safety Executive have issued a leaflet for employers and those who want some basic information on what they must do to make sure their businesses comply with health and safety law.

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/hsenews/health-and-safety-made-simple.html


Tony Sellick
09:58:46 18/04/2018

I can't understand this accident which I found on line. It's very short and appears to show someone underneath a forklift truck, presumably seriously injured or worse.

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/videos/man-under-forklift-truck.html


Tony Sellick
11:19:52 16/04/2018
A complete, free manual handling course has been added to the forklift training website.
https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/trainingcourse/manualhandling/manualhandling/manual-handling-training-course.html


Tony Sellick
10:05:29 11/04/2018
BITA and RTITB announce a collaboration aimed at raising the standards of forklift truck operator training in the UK by formalising their existing close working relationship.

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/news_items/bita-and-rtitb-raising-forklift-training-standards.html

The British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) and RTITB, announce a collaboration aimed at raising the standards of fork lift truck training in the UK.

Tony Sellick
17:19:09 09/04/2018

The workers sitting on the counterweight in this very short video were nearly killed when the forklift truck overturned

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/videos/dont-add-human-counterweight-to-a-forklift-truck.html



Tony Sellick
09:57:24 04/04/2018
On Saturday 24th February, more than 400 of the fork lift truck industry’s leading figures gathered at the International Centre in Telford to celebrate all that’s best in the sector and bestow its most prestigious honour: an FLTA Award for Excellence

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/news_items/flta-awards-for-excellence.html

On Saturday 24th February, more than 400 of the fork lift truck industry’s leading figures gathered at the International Centre in Telford to celebrate all that’s best in the sector

Tony Sellick
10:45:35 03/04/2018
How NOT to operate a forklift truck.

Tony Sellick
12:56:18 28/03/2018
March 28th 2018. Two companies fined after accident involving a telehandler which caused serious injuries to a worker.

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/accidents/05-two-companies-fined-telehandler-accident.html

Bellway Homes Ltd and A D Bly Construction Ltd have today been fined after a worker was struck by a telehandler. injuries include chipped vertebra, muscular and tendon damage

Tony Sellick
11:22:40 22/03/2018
A plastic product manufacturer has been fined £1 million after a delivery driver was fatally injured when he was struck by a forklift truck which had large coils suspended from the forks.

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/accidents/04-company-fined-one-million-pounds.html
A plastic product manufacturer has been fined £1 million after a delivery driver was fatally injured when he was struck by a fork lift truck

Tony Sellick
11:08:29 19/03/2018
The new forklift operator test came into force on September 1st 2017 and is set to a higher standard than the old one. Have you taken a test, (practical, written and pre use checks), since September 1st 2017? If you have, please vote in the mini poll. Forklift instructors may also like to vote
https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/forklift-training-poll.html

Tony Sellick
15:30:54 14/03/2018
If you are an RTITB registered instructor why not consider entering the Talent in Logistics Forklift Instructor of the year competition? You can enter at the link below.

Last year's winner Andrew Blatch is pictured

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/news_items/forklift-instructor-of-the-year-2018.html

If you are an RTITB registered instructor why not consider entering the Talent in Logistics Forklift Instructor of the year competition

Tony Sellick
11:05:46 07/03/2018
March 7th 2018. The Health and Safety Executive are reminding everyone concerned that a RIDDOR report must be submitted for certain types of workplace accidents

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/hsenews/riddor-reporting-of-workplace-accidents.html

The Health and Safety Executive are reminding everyone concerned that a RIDDOR report must be submitted for certain types of workplace accidents.

Tony Sellick
11:33:55 01/03/2018
RTITB launch forklift training App for android which makes the training administration and testing process completely paperless for the very first time.

https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/news_items/rtitb-launch-forklift-training.app.htm

RTITB is set to transform the future of forklift training with the launch of MyRTITB TrainingFriend PRO which makes the training and and testing process paperless

Tony Sellick
10:56:14 21/02/2018
The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) announced the recipient of its Safety Champion award: Sean Gilbert of 3M Atherstone.
https://www.fork-lift-training.co.uk/news_items/flta-safety-champion.html


The safety champion award recognises those who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to improving site safety for everyone working with or alongside fork lift trucks.
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