In Ireland every year there are up to 300 reportable injuries involving vehicles and lift trucks used in the workplace. They also involve a heavy cost on the employer’s business and the lives of the workers. An incident not involving injury may result in costly damage to trucks, fittings and goods.
- Basic training – the basic skills and knowledge required for safe operation;
- Specific job training – knowledge of workplace and experience of any special needs and handling attachments;
- Familiarisation training – operation on the job under close supervision