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Fork Lift Operations (Experienced):

This course is suitable for drivers with experience of driving forklifts but who don’t already have an operators certificate.

Why go on the course?

Operating a forklift truck is a specialised skill. Many accidents are caused by untrained drivers operating in ignorance of the special conditions that apply to forklifts. Certificates are awarded to participants who are successful in the theoretical and practical tests. A confidential assessment on each operators abilities is also provided.

On completion of the course participants will be able to:

  • Operate a forklift truck safely, reducing the risk of injury to operators and pedestrians
  • Use safe operating habits
  • Understand the difference between a forklift and a car
  • Loading and unloading safely
  • Refuel/recharge forklifts
  • Handle awkward loads

Course Programme:

  • Brief summary of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005
  • Introduction to course
  • Introduction to forklifts
  • Safe operating practices and video
  • Elementary Driving
  • Explanation, demonstration and guided practice on the correct procedures to adopt when driving a forklift

Course Manual:

This course comes with a comprehensive manual, which proves an excellent source of reference after completion of course.

Training Methodology:

This course is based on classroom methods and practical lessons on forklifts.

Duration: 1Day
Participants: 3 max

For more information on Fork Lift Operations (Experienced) contact Carraig Safety Consultants
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