Pivot Steer

Pivot Steer

Pivot Steer

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Course Overview 

Operators should be trained to an essential level of skill to work with Pivot Steer (also known as a Bendi or Flexi Truck or Turret) trucks safely, efficiently and with competence. By the end of the course the operator should state the reasons for operators training, and pass a basic operatives skills test as set out in the HSE publication Rider-Operated Lift Trucks, Approved Code of Practice, (L117).

Course Content

Theory Practical                            

      • Need to train
      • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 – Employers & Employees Duties
      • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)
      • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER)
      • Principle of counterbalance
      • Rated capacity/Load centres
      • Understand the causes of instability of lift-truck and load.
      • Operators safety code
      • Relevant films
      • Theory test


    • Carry out a pre-use inspection checks
    • Refuelling or battery charging and maintenance
    • Basic steering
    • Advanced steering (chicane, confined areas)
    • Elementary use of hydraulic controls
    • Loading and unloading a vehicle (if required)
    • Use of industrial racking systems
    • Use of free standing stacks (if required)
    • Stacking and de-stacking at all level from ground to high levels
    • Operators practical skills test


This training can take place at your site or at our Training Centre in Wolverhampton