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Changes to Driver CPC rules will help cut red tape for farmers

A new exemption for agricultural vehicles from Driver CPC rules will help transport efficiency and reduce regulatory burden. The DfT has announced that drivers of goods vehicles over 3.5 tonnes used by agricultural businesses as part of their own entrepreneurial activity are to be exempted from Driver CPC rules later this year. Under current Driver […]

UPDATED GUIDANCE: RECORDING DRIVERS’ WORKING TIME

The Government has released new guidance for employers and drivers who are regulated by the EU or AETR drivers’ hours and tachograph rules, and the working time rules that apply to mobile workers. The updated guidance covers furloughed workers and COVID-19 disruptions. Make sure you’re clear on how activities must now be recorded by drivers as […]

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 […]

HSE releases annual workplace fatality figures

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released its annual figures for work-related fatal injuries for 2018/19, with agriculture, forestry and fishing and construction revealed as the most dangerous sectors for workers and falls from height are still the most likely cause of workplace fatalities. The provisional annual data for work-related fatal injuries revealed that […]

Industrial Truck Classifications

BITA Group Group A – Electric Driven A1 Pedestrian Pallet trucks; Stillage trucks: Low lift platform trucks; Low lift order pickers A2 Rider Pallet trucks; Stillage trucks: Low lift platform trucks; Low lift order pickers A3 Pedestrian Fork lift trucks A4 Pedestrian High lift platforms A5 Pedestrian Pallet stackers A6 Pedestrian Straddle trucks A7 Pedestrian […]

Lift Truck Training

“One” is the magic number

As a business that spans the UK, we know how important it is for every client to receive the same high-quality service, whether they’re in Ayrshire or Cornwall. Ensuring consistent delivery and service across numerous bases takes work and isn’t without challenges, but is crucial in safeguarding brand value and reputation. This challenge of consistency […]

Abrasive Wheel Training

We offer abrasive wheel training designed to provide operators with the skills and knowledge to safely handle, maintain and mount abrasive wheels. Relevant for those using abrasive wheels for a variety of applications, across all industry types, the course covers their compatibility with various pieces of equipment, including bench grinders, angle grinders and petrol cut […]

Driver CPC to stay despite Brexit

The UK is seemingly on the path to leave the EU, the government has made a commitment to keep the requirement of the Drivers Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC) for PCV and lorry drivers. Currently, professional drivers, with some exceptions, must pass an initial CPC test (unless they have acquired rights), valid for five years, and […]