Remember that the HSE require that all
employees need to be properly trained in the use of all equipment that they
are likely to use. So we at
will do this as part of any package of training on your site. We will also
supply a leaflet explaining the do's and do don'ts of its operation. All
part of the service.
You can download a small
FreeHere 500k pdf
or a Risk Assessment Sheet FREEHere 15k pdf
candidate will be required to pass... A theoretical test Pre-use checks A practical test
Candidates receive..... Introduction Theory and
Video Operators Safety Code Responsibility under the HSE act 1974 Truck Stability Motive and Hydraulic Controls Pre-shift checks
How Long ??
1 Day course for 1,2 or 3 trainees (Novice)
½ Day course for 1,2 or 3 trainees (Experienced)
Pedestrian/ManualNovice Operators Course
( This is a strong guide)
Statutory HASAWA Safety
to the truckOperators
to the truck
Handling of loads General
WE have in the past been asked to train lorry drivers who carry HPT
on how to operate them on the back of there lorries. It is a fact that
in some haulage companies 40% of driver accidents are within the last 2m
of the tail gate. If you would like more detailed of this ½ day awareness course then please get in touch.
For more info on this please click on the HSE Logo
By law, you must take account of your employees’ capabilities
regarding health and safety when you give them tasks.
The law also requires that employers must make sure employees
are given adequate training to ensure health and safety:
when they are recruited; and
when they are exposed to new or increased risks in the workplace.
Only authorised drivers should be allowed to drive workplace
Workplace transport safety (Employers' guide)
HSE Second Edition 2005 ISBN 0 7176 6154 7
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the accuracy of this article (11/11/06)