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National Forklift Safety Day 2022

National Forklift Safety Day – 14th June 2022 Operator Training Established in the United States in 2013 by the Industrial Truck Association (ITA), National Forklift Safety Day is a global initiative aimed at raising awareness of the safe use of forklifts and the importance of proper operator training. Each year, the campaign has a different …

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New Company Details

As a result of the widely publicised merger of The Fork Lift Truck Association Ltd (FLTA), with The British Industrial Truck Association Ltd (BITA), to form the UK Material Handling Association Ltd (UKMHA), we wish to advise you that, as of May 1st 2022, both BITA and FLTA will cease trading in their own right.  …

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Introducing The Archies 2022

UKMHA transforms Awards for Excellence and marks new era for material handling industry.

Key Workers

Who are the key workers during the coronavirus pandemic?

COVID-19 Cleaning Methods

Best practices to prevent contracting and spreading coronavirus.

Job Retention: Furlough Leave

On Friday 20 March, the government announced its plans for financial assistance to help organisations retain employees for an extended period of time, despite offering no work, and avoid lay-offs. It is called the Job Retention Scheme and, whilst little information has been published as to how it will work, set out below what we …

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Self-Isolation Guide

For employees who need to self-isolate

COVID-19 Resource Centre

To stay informed of the latest COVID-19 guidance and other information from the UKMHA sign up to recieve regular updates.

As the COVID-19 pandemic develops over the coming weeks and months, there will naturally be questions on how our industry deals with it.

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