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This section contains news items related to forklift training and health and safety matters. The latest items added can be found on this page and there are links to archived news items on the left. Latest entries are at the top of the page.

October 23rd 2018. The Fork Lift Truck Association have produced a short report on their successful Safetember campaign called "Did you make it a #safetember"? Read More

October 4th 2018. Here is an article by Peter Macleod of BITA which explains the Health and Safety Executive's position on low level hand pallet trucks. Read More

August 22nd 2018. Safetember is the FLTA's annual month-long fork lift truck safety campaign that runs throughout September, starting on 1st and ending on the 30th. Read More

August 20th 2018. The National Fork Lift Safety Convention returns for its 15th anniversary, at the Heart of England Conference and Events Centre, Coventry On the 3rd October 2018, Read More

August 13th 2018. Laura Nelson is boss of RTITB and spoke at the recent Talent In Logistics Conference about the myths surrounding forklift training. Read More

2nd July 2018. The best of the best in the transport and logistics industry were celebrated at the annual Talent in Logistics Awards 2018, on Thursday 21st June in Telford. Read More

20th June 2018. The Fork Lift Truck Association, (FLTA), safety convention takes place on Wednesday 3rd October 2018 at the Heart of England Conference and Events Centre. More

15th May 2018, Toyota sponsor 2018 FLTA Safety Convention.The event will take place on 3rd October 2018 at the Heart of England Event and Conference Centre. More

8th may 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. More

2nd May 2018. If you oversee forklift truck operations, you'll be familiar with the term 'Thorough Examination', but what does it actually mean? Read this article by Shaun Prendergast from CFTS. Read More

11th April 2018. The British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) and RTITB, the preferred regulatory body for workplace transport training, has announced a collaboration aimed at raising the standards of fork lift truck training in the UK. By formalising their existing close working relationship, Read More

4th April 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 Read More

13th March 2018. If you are an RTITB registered instructor why not consider entering the Talent in Logistics Forklift Instructor of the year competition? Read More

1st March 2018. RTITB is set to transform the future of materials handling equipment training and assessments with the launch of MyRTITB TrainingFriend PRO – an Android app which makes the training administration and testing process completely paperless for the very first time. Read More

20th February 2018. The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) announced the recipient of its Safety Champion award: Sean Gilbert of 3M Atherstone. Read More

The Talent in Logistics conference helps learning and development professionals in the UK transport and logistics sector to cost effectively. It takes place on June 21st 2018. Enter here.

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