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Tullamore, Co Offaly R35 X2N5

+353 57 9330782

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beginner forklift training

Trade Safety offer a beginner forklift training course, this course will have a duration for between 2-5 days 

Beginner Forklift Training Course participants with the knowledge, skills and attitude to enable operatives to use the forklift in a safe manner.

The main learning outcomes of this course are as follows: 

  • Practical Forklift Training
  • Forklift Truck training course Introduction
  • Construction Site Safety Awareness
  • Daily forklift truck Inspections
  • Forklift truck battery care or refuelling
  • Correct forklift truck operating technique
  • Safe Working loads
  • Forklift stability
  • Identify all controls and state their functions
  • Safe start up and manoeuvre the forklift in open and confined spaces
  • Correctly pick up and put down the load at different heights
  • Understand and carry out undercutting correctly
  • Safely Park and stop truck at end of operating
  • Select, fit, and detach attachments for bulk materials and operate the load and unload the bulk material safely

Why beginning the journey into fork lift training will be very valuable:

  1. Greater Productivity, When an accident occurs, thousands can be lost
    in a matter of seconds. That’s why taking the time to ensure operators are
    properly trained is a smart investment
  2. Decreased maintenance Costs, forklifts repairs can be expensive, especially when they’re unplanned. Operators who undergo safety training are less likely to damage product or forklift equipment.
  3. Lower Insurance Costs, Many insurance companies will lower the cost of your worker’s
    compensation coverage if you can provide proof of operator safety training

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