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First Aid Training, Do We Need It?

First aid training? Do we need it? Is it worth it? What’s the likelihood of someone injuring themselves? But we have insurance..There are so many questions surrounding first aid training and we get enquiries about it on a daily basis. But there are just as many excuses as to why people don’t do it.Picture this..…


What Weight Can A Forklift Truck Carry

On machines that carries objects you’ve got to have, by Law, some form of capacity plate. This plate tells you what weight can a forklift truck carry. The location of the capacity plate is usually near the drivers seat to allow the operator to easily to identify weight the forklift can carry.  On a forklift…


Operating A Forklift Truck After Lockdown

Operating a forklift truck after lockdown is a tricky one. As with most of us the lockdown has been a lengthy process and now after months of being at home, watching day time TV, some of us are finally getting back to work. We clock in and carry out our pre use checks on the forklift…


Forklift Training Near Me

Everybody is looking for ‘forklift training near me‘. Well it’s here and at affordable rates too. Check out our forklift training prices and we’ll be near you delivering you your forklift licence soon. We have expanded our forklift training team and now offer training on a wide range of machines.Some of our most popular forklift…


Speed Limit On A Forklift Truck

Every Time the conversation arises regarding speed limit on a forklift truck, we constantly hear 5 mph thrown around.  However here at Keylift Forklift and Safety Training we think 5 mph is a little too fast. Ok, so 5 mph in a nice open space, level ground with no obstacles 5 mph would be fine.…


Pre Use Checks On Forklifts

Who’s responsibility is it to carry out pre use checks on a forklift? Well, if you google HSE Inspection Of Work Equipment you’ll find the following statement. You should inspect work equipment if your risk assessment identifies any significant risk (for example, of major injury) to operators and others from the equipment’s installation or use.…


Who Can Deliver Forklift Training.

When selecting a company to deliver forklift training.  You need to make sure that the instructor conducting the training has the necessary qualifications and experience to deliver the forklift course.  In our opinion not enough companies carry out competence checks on us!! So next time you book a training course please ask us to send…


Forklift Training In Burnley

The Forklift training team in Burnley have continued to be busy during lockdown. As training eased, we kept supplying our customers based in Burnley with useful information on everything forklift truck. We get phone calls daily asking common questions regarding forklift trucks. So we thought this would be a good opportunity to answer them in…


Job specific and familiarisation training

‘Now I need to carry out job specific and familiarisation training, what’s that?’So you’ve had an instructor come in and carry out basic training on the lift truck. You’ve carried out your responsibility as an employer, right?…. Wrong.  As an employer you now need to provide job specific and familiarisation training. What is job specific…


Wearing a seat belt on a forklift (UK)

“I don’t wear a seat belt on a forklift because I’m constantly on and off” ” I don’t wear a seat belt on a forklift because I want to be able to jump out of the other side if it tips over”. This is the message we hear on a weekly occurrence why people don’t…


Do I legally need a forklift licence?

Well if you google, ‘do I legally need a forklift licence?’ you will probably end up on the HSE website, which is a good start. The confusion starts when employers read indirect words like adequate and recommend. Well to set the record straight, the answer is YES, you do legally need a forklift licence. However,…


What’s the legal Age to operate a forklift truck in the UK?

What’s the minimum age you need to be to operate a forklift truck? Well, if you look on the Health and Safety Executive website the answer you’ll find once you find it will be ‘past school leaving age’ Right…So we have found the official answer but that answer isn’t good enough for us, is it?  We…


5 Steps to become a forklift driver (UK)

Becoming a forklift truck driver is a very wise decision in today’s current pandemic situation. The UK will be needing forklift truck drivers for the foreseeable future. We are a nation of manufacturing companies…..its what we do best. The forklift drivers average salary in the UK is £20,536 according to Total Jobs . This is…


How to get a forklift licence in the UK?

This question is asked daily. ‘How do I get my forklift licence?’Well, technically there is no such thing as a forklift licence…What?? Yes, that’s right.  A common mistake in the UK is to think that there is a forklift licence but it is nonexistence. However, do not let that confuse you…To operate a forklift truck in…


‘Bordering on Ridiculous’

On 16th June, borders reopened and we were able to travel again but how has life changed across the globe? The forklift training Burnley team at keylift have some interesting views. Well.. initially if you came into the UK from another country you’d be quarantining for 14 days so it seemed pointless to go anywhere…


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