Having the flexibility to switch between reach and counterbalance trucks can be an invaluable asset in business. This course is designed for experienced operators who need to develop the skills and competence to switch between the two types of truck.
- Introduction to the lift truck
- Operators' user checks
- Recording the defects
- Lift truck stability
- Operators' safety code
- Basic driving skills - operator practice
- Operating practice, including stacking and de-stacking in varying conditions
Qualified operators can understand the key differences between the safe operation of counterbalance and reach trucks. Trained employees are able to operate either truck in a safe and efficient manner. Approved lift-truck users can effectively apply the Operators' Safety Code and be aware of their legal responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act.