Forklift Truck Safety Training for Supervisors/Managers

Back to: Materials Handling & Forklift

Address:201 The Waterfront, Stonehouse Business Park, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3UT

Duration:1 day

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" Instructor very knowledgeable, course was replaced and enjoyable, excellent practical element – 10/10 "

CM – Halliburton Manufacturing & Services Ltd

" Good training session, lots of detail. 10/10 "

SM – Science Ltd

" Steve really helpful and explained everything really well "

DE – GKN Aerospace Services

" Brilliant Instructor, very good! "

ST – Dairy Crest

" Darren is a great instructor, very easy going and informal making it easy to learn with no stress. Enjoyed it and a great outcome, thank you. 10/10 "

DM – Poeton Gloucester Ltd
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This training course is designed for Supervisors/Team Leaders/Managers who supervise or manage the use of work equipment (lift trucks and their operators).


This training course aims to give Managers and Supervisors a greater understanding of their duties and responsibilities prescribed under legislation and approved codes of practice. On completion of this training course, Managers and Supervisors should have an accepted knowledge of the legal and safety duties in relation to lift truck operation and safety.


Course Content
  • Duties and responsibilities of Managers and Supervisors
  • Selection and training of Fork lift truck operators
  • Hazards and risks associated to lift truck operations
  • Training & Authorisation
  • Protection and safety devices for operators
  • Rating and information sources
  • Load centres and load weight estimation
  • Statutory inspections, testing and record keeping
  • Recording of Operator Pre-use safety inspection and daily maintenance checks
  • General forklift truck attachments, fitting, rating and marking
  • Understand the features affecting the stability of Fork lift trucks
  • Safety when loading vehicles in the workplace
  • Identify safe terrain and operating conditions in-line HSG 136
  • Workplace layout and environmental considerations
  • Racking and pallet stacking procedures and safety considerations
  • Charging and re-fuelling procedures
  • Parking and isolation procedures
  • Practical hazard spotting exercise