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First Ladies Forklift Experience Session is a success!

On Saturday 6th April, 8 ladies took place in a forklift experience session at our training centre at Apollo Park, near Banbury.   As part of the International Women’s Day 2019 campaign theme #BalanceforBetter, we are encouraging ladies to come and have a go at driving a forklift truck throu ..
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Cherwell Business Awards 2019

We were delighted to find out last week that we have been selected as a finalist for the Micro Business Award in the 2019 Cherwell Business Awards.  We were selected by the category sponsor, Bicester Vision, Bicester Chamber and Wednesday Business Club.   There are 11 awards in total and the w ..
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The truth about forklift licences

A forklift licence is different from a car driving licence in a few ways.  Once you pass your driving test in a car no follow up training is required.  However, it is recommended that refresher training is carried out every 3 years for forklift operators to ensure that they maintain good driving h ..
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Ladies Forklift Experience Session – Saturday 6th April 2019

Today, Friday 8th March, is International Women’s Day and a perfect time to tell you about our forthcoming forklift experience session for ladies on Saturday 6th April 2019.   This fits in with this year’s theme #Balanceforbetter and will hopefully play a very small part in contributing to a g ..
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Working with Aspire Oxford

On Monday this week we had a very interesting meeting with Aspire Oxford.   Aspire is a multi-award-winning employment charity and social enterprise.   They exist to help vulnerable people who are homeless, long-term unemployed, ex-offenders, people in recovery or those with poor mental we ..
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Why pedestrians and forklift trucks should be kept separate

In a previous blog article, we stated the importance of segregating pedestrians and forklift trucks to avoid accidents and injury (https://stackerstraining.co.uk/company-fined-after-worker-loses-leg-in-forklift-accident/)   It is sad to learn that some companies are not following this guidance ..
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Training in the Cotswolds

One of our instructors carried out some training on the telescopic truck near Stow on the Wold in the Cotswolds last week.  We carry out telescopic truck on customer sites as we do not have one of these trucks at our training centre, near Banbury.   It’s nice to carry out training in differe ..
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A visit to Southam

We visit a number of towns local to Banbury to provide forklift training and we’ve recently been to Southam.   Southam is a thriving market town sat in the beautiful South Warwickshire countryside and is a designated conservation area.   It has a rich heritage and some interesting archit ..
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Would you like to learn a new skill for 2019?

Then join our forklift novice course w/c 11th February 2019   If you’re thinking of learning a new skill, why not become a forklift driver which will enable you to work in a variety of companies.   Forklift drivers can work at any site that has goods going in and out. This could be a &he ..
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Operating forklifts in wintry weather

As we enter January, we thought we would remind you about how best to prepare your forklifts for operating in wintry weather: Ensure that forklifts are serviced regularly otherwise the cold and wet weather could lead to increased component failures. Batteries, hydraulics and electrical systems becom ..
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