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Document ID (ISN)52594
CIS number 89-1697
ISBN(s) 0-11-885459-3
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Health and Safety Commission
Title Rider operated lift trucks - Operator training - Approved Code of Practice and Supplementary Guidance
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1988. 14p. Illus. Price: GBP 2.75.
Abstract This booklet contains 2 documents. The Code of Practice has been approved under Section 16 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 for the purpose of giving practical guidance to the provision of basic training for all employees who have no experience in the operation of lift trucks. Scope: industrial counterbalanced lift trucks; industrial reach trucks; rough terrain counterbalanced lift trucks; telescopic materials handlers. Content: introduction; obligation to provide basic training; instructors; training area and facilities; training structure and content; testing; records. The Guidance supplements the Approved Code and gives practical advice on the training necessary for the safe operation of lift trucks. Content: selection of operators for training; training of operators; authorisation, records and certificates; further operator training; instructor selection and training; recognition of accrediting bodies. Five appendices contain additional details on the topic.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; hand lift trucks; safety training in industry; transport industry; fork-lift trucks
Descriptors (secondary) legislation; directive; replaced; qualifications
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Transport industry (in general)
OSH training