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“In house” training versus Accredited Training

A forklift (also called a lift truck, stacker truck or a rider operated stacking truck) is a powered industrial truck used to lift and transport materials. It is one of the most dangerous means of transport and as a result all operators are required to undergo instruction in the safe use of these ma ..
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Why is Refresher training important?

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You may or may not be aware that refresher training should be carried out every 3 years (on each type of truck that the employee holds a licence for).   We remind customers of this by adding an ‘expiry date’ to our certificates and we have also started writing to customers in advance of their ..
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What is conversion training?

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Conversion training can be carried out when an employee already holds a licence on one type of forklift truck but needs training on another type. For example, an employee has a current counterbalance truck licence but he also needs to use the reach truck. Instead of the usual three day novice course ..
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Don’t put off forklift training

During the day to day operations of a Company it can be difficult to think about releasing employees to undertake a formal training course. It may appear quicker and easier for another operative to show a new employee the workings of the forklift truck but this will not be sufficient if the worst ha ..
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