Forklift Training in Lincoln
We are able to offer courses for both novice and experienced operators.
When it comes to operating machinery, it is important that you know all of the necessary legislation and are trained to the latest requirements. Here at James T Whitaker we have been providing forklift training and more across Lincoln and the wider area for a number of years. Whether you are brand new to operating or are looking to gain more knowledge, our courses are ideal.
Additionally, ITSSAR monitor our company to ensure that all recommended training standards are met.
With up to date information and the latest training equipment, our team are able to provide a number of courses in Lincoln. They are also on hand to provide advice and guidance on any requirements that you have.
Courses that are available for those in our local area include:
Alongside this, we hold full public liability as well as professional indemnity insurance for your complete peace of mind.
Being responsible for driving a forklift is a serious task and it is important that you know all of the latest regulations. In industrial, logistical and manufacturing industries, these trucks are used on a regular basis to help move products around sites. Without fully training drivers, these industries would struggle and there is an increased risk of injuries and fatalities in a workplace.
The HSE (Health and Safety Executive) outlines that around 8,000 workplace accidents a year are caused by forklifts. This is a shocking figure and accounts for 25% of all accidents. As well as making a site safe, forklift training courses cover much more. It gives operators skills in controlling cargo, checking equipment, and maneuvering correctly and safely.
When it comes to this training, this is ideal for those who want to build skills and knowledge of the safe fitting of abrasive wheels. The course covers all of the latest regulations and guidance on use and fitting, ensuring that your staff are up to date with the details they need to know. The Health and Safety at Work Act requires any person working in this field to have appropriate training and it is the responsibility of a business owner to ensure this is completed.
Some of the aspects covered by this will be wheel storage and mounting, effects of silica dust and hand arm vibration on health, control measures, as well as abrasive wheel specifications and types.
We can also provide training on LGVs, including shunter courses, driver assessments, and lorry banksmen. If you would like more details, please do not hesitate to get in contact with our team today on.
The cathedral city is located in Lincolnshire and has a population of around 95,000 people. Lincoln is home to two football clubs as well as the well respected Lincoln University.
For those visiting the area, there are plenty of places to visit. Regardless of what you are interested in, you will always be able to find the perfect place to spend time. Locations to go include the Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Lincoln Cathedral, as well as the International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC).