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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.
May 25th 2019. The winners of the Forklift Operator of the Year awards will be announced at the Talent in Logistics Awards on 27th June. Here are the finalists. Read more.
May 8th 2019. The 2019 International Materials Handling Exhibition takes place on 24th - 27th September 2019 at the NEC in Birmingham. Read More and Register here
May 1st 2019. Stuart Taylor, Managing Director of Mentor FLT training explains how conversion training for forklift operators can offer significant savings for employers. Read More.
April 8th 2019. As part of a commitment to raise standards and improve the safe operation of materials handling equipment, the British Industrial Truck Association, BITA, is championing the UK introduction of National Forklift Safety Day. Read More
March 28th 2019. Talent in Logistics – working in partnership with UniCarriers UK – will use the IMHX exhibition to host their first ever live Forklift Operator Challenge. Read More
March 20th 2019. AITT reveals the key certificate features employers must examine when verifying forklift operator qualifications. Read More
February 28th 2019. Peter Harvey MBE has left his role as Chief Executive of the Fork Lift Truck Association and the new appointee to the role is Tim Waples. Read More
February 6th 2019. The British Industrial Truck Association has published a Guidance Note for all users and potential users of lithium-ion traction batteries. Read More
January 23rd 2019. Entries for the 2019 forklift operator of the year competition are now open. Read More and Enter here.
January 17th 2019. RTITB warns that frequent workplace accidents, injuries, and fatalities take place because employers don't check agency staff's qualifications and training when working in lift truck operations. Read More
January 7th 2019. Emission standards for diesel and LP Gas forklift trucks are about to get a lot stricter due to EU stage V regulations. Read MoreDisclaimer. The legislative information contained on this web site is my interpretation of the law based on many years in the health and safety business. A definitive interpretation can only be given by the courts. I will therefore not be held responsible for any accident/incident/prosecution arising as a consequence of anyone using any information obtained from this web site.