Forklift Training Wakefield

Forklift Health and Safety Training Course in Wakefield

Employers have a duty under health and safety law to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety, and welfare of their employees.

The main legislation applying to the use of lift trucks Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 and The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998.

Forklift trucks are commonly used for transporting materials and goods, however, they are involved in approximately 25% of all workplace transport accidents in Wakefield. It is important to remember that the outcome of forklift truck accidents affects lives and causes disruption to business operations.

Our Forklift Truck Training Courses are delivered by certified RTITB instructors catering for novices, refreshers, and familiarity training.

The Forklift Training Health and Safety Course can be at our training facilities or in-house where required.

Forklift Training Wakefield Course Includes:

  • Basic training: the basic skills and knowledge required to operate a lift truck safely and efficiently.
  • Specific job training: knowledge and understanding of the operating principles and controls of the lift truck to be used and how it will be used in the workplace.
  • Familiarisation training: applying what has been learnt, under normal working conditions.
  • Forklift Truck and Pedestrian Safety

Name of Course

Individual Price

Group Price (>6)

Course Duration

Forklift Truck Training (RTITB) Counterbalance (Requalification)


£305.00 (3 persons)

1 Day

Forklift Truck Training (RTITB) Counterbalance (Novice)


£980.00 (3 persons)

5 Days

Forklift Truck Training (RTITB) Counterbalance (Experienced)


£625 (3 persons)

2-3 Days

Forklift Truck Training (RTITB) Counterbalance (Conversion)


£480.00 (3 Persons)

1 Day

Onsite Forklift Truck Training in Wakefield can be provided and is charged per day at £305.00 which includes RTITB accredited certification.

This course is available at our training centre but can be provided in your own facility if required. This would be at a reduced negotiable cost.

Wakefield Health and Safety Training Courses

To find out more you can call Wise Monkey on 0113 824 6359 or contact us here.

FAQs About Wise Monkey Health and Safety

Wise Monkey Health and Safety Solutions will provide you with the expert Health and Safety support and advice you need to take those practical steps to continually address operational safety issues and will assume the role of your competent health and safety advisor as required under regulation 7 of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations.

Wise Monkey H&S will support the design of your Health, Safety, and Environmental Management Systems to encompass all your operations from import to final use. We will help guide you to ensure you have a robust Health, Safety, and Environmental Management System that not only complies with the law but provides a firm platform to improve employee safety, reduce workplace risks and create better, safer working conditions.

The objective of almost all organisations is to increase growth, reduce costs or improve efficiency. The overwhelming amount of increasing health, safety and environment legislation becomes burdensome. It takes time to absorb what the changes mean to their businesses and to develop and implement new processes and plans that will ensure they conform to a particular piece of legislation. Furthermore, the impact it has on how they run their day-to-day activities, whilst not increasing the cost to the business and not affecting productivity. Health and safety in the workplace is not just about being compliant. It is easy to appear to have ticked the relevant boxes. Having a health and safety culture that promotes good safe working practices is essential to safeguard against injury, sickness or potential loss of productivity.

Wise Monkey Safety Solutions recognises it has a responsibility to partner with clients and provide practical Safety solutions catering for their specific and unique business Health, Safety and Environmental responsibilities. We are committed in our pursuit of fostering partnerships with our clients and embrace their needs whilst being committed to gaining a comprehensive understanding of their business requirements. Wise Monkey Safety Solutions believes cooperation and collaboration are the only ways to deliver a vibrant and progressive safety culture. Our plans are committed to working with the utmost sincerity and honesty providing our clients with transparency and prompt and reliable up to date information to ensure all legislative requirements are met and help promote a positive safety culture making the workplace a safer and more productive environment.

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To find out more you can call Wise Monkey on 0113 824 6359 or contact us here.