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COUNTER BALANCE  AND REACH TRUCK

COUNTER BALANCE AND REACH TRUCK

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A counterbalance forklift is the most common type of truck used in the UK. The counterbalance truck works using a counterbalance weight design, where there load carried at the front of the machine is offset by the weight at the rear. We provide training on the following categories:

  • B1 - up to 5000kg
  • B2 - 5001kg to 15000kg

Courses for this truck include Novice, Experienced Operator, Refresher and conversion.

COURSE DURATION

  • Novice Course(5 Day engagement)
  • Refresher Course(1 day) 
  • Experienced Course (2-3 Days)
  • Conversion Course (1)

COURSE AVAILABILITY

  • Maximum of 3 Trainees on each course

Course participants are expected to have learnt the following Theoretical skills at the end of their Course.

THEORY

  • Introduction & Aims
  • Current Legislation, including:
    • Health & Safety at Work Act Etc 1974;
    • PUWER & LOWER Regulation 1998
    • Approve code of practice (ACOP) L117
  • Responsibility of the operator
  • Operational Safety Code – “Safety in Working With Lift Trucks”
  • Basic Hydraulic & Electrical systems
  • Refuelling / Recharging
  • Daily Safety Checks & Maintenance
  • Site Safety
  • Stability Control
  • Centre of Gravity of the load & Centre of the truck
  • Capacity plates (reading & understanding.)
  • Specific hazards & controls.
  • Vehicle loading and unloading theory 

Course participants are expected to have learnt the following practical skills at the end of their Course.

PRACTICAL SKILL

  • Risk Assessment 
  • Controls and Instrument 
  • Pre-Use Inspection
  • Basic Manoeuvring
  • Advanced Manoeuvring
  • Handling laden and unladen pallets 
  • Stacking & De-stacking (Free & Racking)
  • Racking inspection
  • Hydraulic Controls
  •  Load Assessment
  • Driving on/off ramps
  • Battery care and maintenance
  • Risk Assessment
  • Vehicle Loading and unloading
  • Practical Examinations

IMPORTANT 

  •  All training is offered (on customer site) following a safety brief
  • You will be tested on your knowledge with both a theory test and practical Test.
  • We conduct in-house and ITSSAR Accredited training courses