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Full Thorough Examination “essential” says CFTS

Full Thorough Examination essential says CFTS

New laminated leaflets from Consolidated Fork Truck Services CFTS explain why – particularly in agriculture and construction – where accident rates continue to be high – Thorough Examination is as essential for rough terrain trucks and telehandlers as it is for fork lift trucks. Each illustrates the difference between a …

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CFTS Thorough Examinations: the quality controlled process

CFTS Thorough Examinations the quality controlled process

Even Thorough Examinations need through examinations. When it comes to ensuring fork lift trucks comply with LOLER and PUWER, more and more companies are adopting CFTS Thorough Examinations as their standard of choice… But, according to CFTS, even Thorough Examinations need thorough examinations to guarantee confident compliance for truck users. …

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CFTS – Steel rules do not rule. OK?

CFTS - Steel rules do not rule. OK

The danger of accidents caused by chain wear is one of the most pressing reasons why the HSE first introduced LOLER inspections and, subsequently, the even more exacting procedure for Through Examination. The question is: how best can chain wear be monitored and measured? The answer is clear, according to …

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Geoff Martin appointed CFTS Chairman

Geoff Martin appointed CFTS Chairman

Geoff Martin has been appointed chairman of CFTS – the UK’s first national scheme for the Thorough Examination of fork lift and warehouse trucks. In doing so he succeeds Mike Mathias, Managing Director of Toyota Material Handling UK. A director of Jofson Limited, Mitsubishi approved dealers for the Midlands and …

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Strict testing criteria for fork lift truck Thorough Examinations ensures compliance and worker safety advises CFTS

Strict testing criteria for fork lift truck Thorough Examinations ensures compliance and worker safety advises CFTS

Recent legislative changes, with more emphasis on punishment, mean that ensuring your equipment complies with the law is more important than ever before, according to CFTS, the body behind the national standard for the Thorough Examination of fork lift trucks and related transport. With managers and directors overseeing operations at …

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How long does your Thorough Examination take?

How long does your Thorough Examination take?

‘Quickie’ inspections risk non-compliance with legislation, warns CFTS CFTS is asking employers to think about how long each ‘Thorough Examination’ of their fork lifts is taking – and to question whether the inspections are thorough enough to assure legal compliance and truck safety. “We regularly hear of Thorough Examinations being …

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Interactive guides aid Thorough Examination compliance

A series of new, interactive online guides from CFTS explain the importance of comprehensive Through Examination – not just for counterbalance forklifts, but telehandlers, rough terrain, man-up, and reach trucks, too. Available now on the CFTS website, the straightforward guides clearly illustrate, at a glance, which components truck users must …

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