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Don’t let Thorough Examinations leave you exposed says CFTS

Do not let Thorough Examinations leave you exposed says CFTS

Thousands of businesses operating fork lift trucks may, unknowingly, be falling foul of the Law over their Thorough Examinations, according to industry leaders. Studies have shown that 93 per cent of managers overseeing lifting operations believe that their Thorough Examination, as the name suggests, checks their entire truck. However, CFTS, …

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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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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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