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Familiarisation Training for forklift operators

familiarisation training forkliftFamiliarisation training is the last stage of training for forklift truck operators. It does not necessarily require a qualified instructor to do this as the person's supervisor may be able to do it provided they have the requisite knowledge and experience. Things that would be normally covered are.

In summary. The training of forklift operators includes three stages which are:

Once familiarisation training has been carried out the training of a forklift operator may be said to be complete. Note that these three stages of training are stressed in the Approved Code Of Practice. (L117)

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