Telescopic Materials Handler – Refresher Training

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Date(s) - 06/09/2019
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Station House Training Centre

Who is it for?

Experienced Telescopic Material Handler operatives who are medically fit, and need to operate a Telescopic Material Handler during
the normal course of their work.

Aims and Objectives:

To update candidates with the skills and knowledge needed to operate a Telescopic Material Handler safely and efficiently in the normal course of their work. On completion of training candidates should be able to operate machinery and attachments safely and correctly and in accordance with the manufacturers hand books and accepted good practice. I.e. HSE, Guidelines and Codes of Practice/Systems of Work.

Course Content:

• Introduction, aims and objectives
• General Telescopic Material Handlers (TMH) safety & the
application of MIndSafety
• Rated capacity charts, safe working loads and supporting
• Understand the features effecting the stability and capacity
of the TMH
• Company specific safety standards
• Carry out pre-use inspection and perform daily maintenance
checks as recommended by the TMH manufacturer
• Safely locate and operate all the controls of the TMH
• Understand and correctly respond to warning devices fitted
to the TMH
• Identify safe terrain conditions & operate within the design
limits of the TMH
• Understand the safe loading of the TMH and assess the
weight of loads
• Operate and manoeuvre TMH safely within its working environment
• Stack and de-stack at varying heights
• Fitting and securing attachments
• Methods of fork adjust and security
• Parking and isolation

Duration: 1 Day


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