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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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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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CFTS experts on hand at IMHX stand

CFTS experts on hand at IMHX stand

Free advice on how Thorough Examinations must comply with UK health and safety law available at IMHX If you think of that song by the Kinks when you hear the word “LOLER”, then you need to visit Stand 11M35 at IMHX this September. There, CFTS will offer free guidance on …

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