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Repair and Maintenance of Automotive LPG Systems

UKLPG’s response regarding qualifications or accreditations for the repair and maintenance of Automotive LPG Systems is as follows: There is no formal industry training to cover this application and as far as we aware there are no recognised qualifications or accreditations for engineers carrying our repairs & maintenance on FLT’s. we would suggest that your …

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Protecting operators from the dangers of oil escaping under pressure from a split hose

There are several things that you can do, including: – Ensure that all hoses are inspected for damage and leaks, as part of your daily checks Ensure that all lifting equipment, including lift trucks are inspected at least annually, by a competent and authorised inspector, in accordance with the requirements of The Lifting Operations Lifting …

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What should be carried out in the service of an electric forklift?

Unfortunately, due to the many different types and brands of Lift Trucks on the market, we are unable to offer a servicing guide and you should always refer to the equipment manufacturer’s guidelines but, in addition to mechanical inspections, it is essential to ensure that all safety related items are checked and adjusted, as may …

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Fork Damage

Most of the guidelines for fork arm wear and tear relate to the thickness as the heal or, if it is related to alignment, then it is 30mm per 1000mm (or 3%). Follow links below for advice from FLTA and HSE: Inspection and Repair of Fork Arms – PDF http://www.hse.gov.uk/workplacetransport/lift-trucks/repairs.htm Regarding damage or bending at …

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Construction Skills Certification Scheme – CSCS

Do our engineers need to produce a CSCS card before commencing with any maintenance work on construction sites to Forklift Trucks? The response from CSCS is: We don’t have cards specifically for forklift truck repair, but we do have similar occupations like Construction Plant Maintenance and Repair. All of our cards are qualification based. Holding …

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