Pedestrian Pallet Truck

Pedestrian Pallet Truck

Pedestrian Pallet Truck

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Course Overview 

Operators should be trained to an essential level of skill to work with PPT’s 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).

 

Training available at clients site ONLY.

Course Content

Theory

  • Need to train
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 – Employers & Employees Duties
  • PUWER and LOLER
  • Counterbalance principles
  • Rated capacity/Load centres
  • Understand the causes of instability of truck and load
  • Operators safety code
  • Relevant films
  • Theory test

Practical

  • Carry out a pre-use inspection checks
  • Battery charging and maintenance
  • Basic steering and how walk with the truck correctly
  • Advanced steering (chicane, confined areas)
  • Safe use of hydraulic controls
  • Loading and unloading a vehicle if required (from loading bay ramp)
  • Picking up and depositing a load at ground level