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Power Pallet Truck Training
The Power Pallet Truck training course is designed to provide participants with the essential skills and knowledge needed to safely and effectively operate power pallet trucks. Power pallet trucks are used for material handling in warehouses, distribution centres, and retail environments. This course focuses on imparting participants with the expertise to manoeuvre, load, and handle goods using power pallet trucks.
Why This Course is Important
Power pallet trucks help streamline material movement within confined spaces, such as warehouses and retail floors. However, using these machines without proper training can lead to accidents, damaged goods, and injuries. This course is vital to ensure participants can navigate power pallet trucks with confidence, ensuring both safety and operational efficiency.
Who Should Attend This Course
This course is suitable for people responsible for material handling tasks using power pallet trucks in various settings. This includes warehouse operators, retail staff, material handlers, distribution centre workers and logistics professionals.
Delivered through a blend of practical training and theoretical knowledge, the Power Pallet Truck course provides in-depth training in:
- The design, components, and functionalities of power pallet trucks.
- Essential practices for starting, stopping, manoeuvring, and operating power pallet trucks safely.
- Load capacities, proper load positioning, and secure handling using power pallet trucks.
- Refuelling or recharging power pallet trucks.
- Identifying risks and applying safety measures.
- Maintenance requirements, pre-use inspections, and defect reports.
- Efficient and safe material handling using power pallet trucks.
- Emergency response and effective management of unforeseen situations.
To participate in the training, participants must:
- Ideally be 18+ years of age
- Be medically fit to operate machinery
- Have their own PPE gear (boots, high vis vest)
- Have a good understanding of English
On successful completion of the training program, participants will receive an JMH certificate and a card valid for three years.