Moffett Truck-Mounted Fork-lifts
A moving mast - the mast is ‘reached’ forward to pick up loads from the front of the wheels.
Safety features include: road lights, beacons, reversing beeper and an industry standard seatbelt.
A differential-lock provides better grip when driving on difficult terrains and specially constructed ROPS/FOPS (Rollover/Falling Object Protective Structure) is fitted for extra driver protection.
Reach Further with Lift Assist plus Pantograph or Extending Forks
Hiab Moffett E-Series
Rent a Moffett
(a local family business) are commercial vehicle hire specialists with a fleet of over 800 vehicles including trucks, vans, crane lorries, minibuses and Moffett Fork-Lifts.
Moffett Forklift Training
The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) place certain requirements on employers, who must make sure that all people who use, supervise or manage the use of work equipment have received adequate training.
Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) for lift-truck operator training
This summarises the main points regarding operator training from the HSE Approved Code of Practice (L117) Rider-operated lift trucks: Operator training and safe use. Approved Code of Practice and guidance. ‘Rider-operated’ means any truck capable of carrying an operator and includes trucks controlled from both seated and stand-on positions, which may be fixed or fold-away.
Potential lift-truck operators should be: Reasonably fit, both physically and mentally, to safely control and operate lift trucks, with the learning ability and potential to become competent operators; Reliable with a responsible attitude to their work; Physically capable (medical advice and reasonable adjustments to enable some disabled people to work as lift-truck operators. The Equality Act 2010 is likely to apply; Over the minimum school-leaving age (16), except in ports, where they must beat least 18 years old, unless they are undergoing a suitable course of training, properly supervised by a competent person. Children under 16 should never operate lift trucks
Find out more…
Consulting employees on health and safety: A brief guide to the law Leaflet INDG232(rev1) HSE Books 2008 www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg232.pdf
Rider-operated lift trucks: Operator training and safe use. Approved Code of Practice and guidance L117 (Third edition) HSE Books 2013 ISBN 978 0 7176 6441 2 www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l117.htm
Use lift trucks safely: Advice for operators Pocket card INDG457 HSE Books 2013 www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg457.htm
Accrediting Bodies Association (ABA) for workplace transport training www.abawt.co.uk