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The legislative information contained on this web site is my interpretation of the law based on many years in the health and safety business. A definitive interpretation can only be given by the courts. I will therefore not be held responsible for any accident/incident/prosecution arising as a consequence of anyone using any information obtained from this web site.

Health and safety law. forklift training

forklift training lawThe Health and safety Executive have a leaflet available which explains, in great detail, the subject of forklift operator training. It covers all three stages of training, (Basic, Specific and Familiarisation), and also selection of operators, record keeping etc. It also makes the point that there is no such thing as a forklift licence!

You can download a copy of the leaflet from the HSE website or directly from here. As an example of content, here is what it says about forklift operator basic training. After basic training, the trainee should be able to do the following:

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