Do you use Lift-Trucks? The HSE have published revised guidance.
The HSE have recently published revised guidance regarding lift-truck operations.
This revised edition of L117 – http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/priced/l117.pdf – includes an outline of the main legal requirements relating to lift trucks; the Approved Code of Practice text (unchanged from the previous edition) and guidance on operator training for stacking rider-operated lift trucks. It also includes some of the guidance from HSG6 Safety in working with lift trucks (and replaces HSG6)
Additionally, the HSE have issued an advice leaflet for employers – http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg462.pdf. This leaflet summarises the main points on operator training from the HSE Approved Code of Practice (L117) outlined above.
The HSE have also issued a brief guide (pocket card) for operators (INDG457– Use lift trucks safely: A brief guide for operators (New)) which is a useful brief reminder of “do’s & don’ts” for your operators. (This pocket card could be issued as part of a toolbox talk refresher for your operators.) http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg457.pdf.
Further information and guidance for Contract Clients can be found here – www.ehsc.co.uk/log-in