Category Archives: Coronavirus

Temporary measures to allow drivers to continue driving

Most professional lorry and bus drivers must complete 35 hours o fperiodic training every 5 years to maintain a driver qualification card (DQC). Due to the COVID-19 emergency situation it has become virtually impossible for some drivers to complete the required training. Remote training has been made available but is frankly not a viable option for many. So, after quite a delay […]

COVID-19 Lift Truck Training Guidance: Joint Statement

Following requests by AITT and RTITB, the HSE has released a full statement containing guidance on training for rider-operated lift trucks. It addresses many key concerns, including what to do if training qualifications have recently expired.   It states:   If requalification training cannot take place for reasons associated directly with coronavirus, such as closure […]

FTT Training – Safety-Critical Training (Covid-19)

In light of recent Government advice, the FTT Training is taking all necessary precautions to protect the safety of our employees and customers against Coronavirus (Covid-19) and this remains our top priority. As a result, FTT Training has made a decision to only continue with essential safety-critical training and to support key industry sectors such […]