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CFTS strengthens technical support

CFTS strengthens technical support

CFTS, the body behind a national standard for the Thorough Examination of lift trucks, has appointed a new Technical Manager, Adrian White. From his base in York, Adrian, an experienced engineer with more than 25 years’ experience, will support CFTS’ growing number of accredited companies in the North of England, …

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CFTS says no to rulers

CFTS says no to rulers

There’s a time and a place for rulers… and it’s nowhere near a fork lift truck. That’s the message from CFTS, the body behind the UK fork lift industry’s standard for Thorough Examination. Formed by industry authorities BITA and FLTA, CFTS quality-controlled Thorough Examination procedure for lift trucks has been …

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LOLER and PUWER turn 20…

CFTS 20 years

This month marks the 20th anniversary of LOLER and PUWER. CFTS Chairman Geoff Martin, pictured, reflects on their introduction, what each entails and their ongoing impact on the fork lift truck employers. December 1998 is probably most-widely remembered for its Christmas gales. However, for those in the fork lift industry, …

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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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