Industrial Counterbalance Lift Truck – with Attachments

Back to: Materials Handling & Forklift

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

Duration:½ – 2 Days

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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 experienced lift truck operators who in the course of their work use job specific fork lift truck attachments.


To train lift truck operators in the pre-use inspection, fitment and use of fork mounted lift truck attachments.


On completion of this training course, operators should have an accepted knowledge of the legal and safety duties in relation to the use of lift truck attachments. In accordance with the manufacturer’s guidelines and accepted good practice.


Course Contents
  • Introduction, aim and objectives
  • Duties and responsibilities of operators, supervisors and managers
  • Different types of attachment and fitment
  • Information sources
  • Rating plates, safe working loads and working load limits
  • Factors effecting lift truck stability and safety during attachment operation
  • Lift planning for fork truck operations with attachments
  • Attachment compatibility
  • Testing, examination and certification before use
  • Pre-use inspection of lift truck attachments
  • Fault reporting
  • Fitment and securing of attachments
  • Attachment usage in line with manufactures instructions / systems of work
  • Travelling with loaded attachment/lift truck
  • Working with Banksman assistance
  • Hydraulic quick coupling safety and the potential dangers from latent energy
  • Removal and storage of attachments