Driver Training

PUWER Regulations

Under the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998:

  • 'Every employer shall ensure that all persons who use work equipment have received adequate training for purposes of Health and Safety, including training in the methods which may be adopted when using work equipment, any risks which such use may entail and precautions to be taken.'
  • 'Every employer shall ensure that any of his employees who supervises or manages the use of work equipment has received adequate training for purposes of Health and Safety, including training in the methods which may be adopted when using the work equipment, any risks which such use may entail and precautions to be taken.'

In order to achieve this, all potential operators of lift trucks should be properly trained, and hold a fully accredited certificate and identification card. Whether you have driven a lift truck before, or you are a total novice hoping to become a fully accredited lift truck driver, all you need to do is to complete the appropriate course of training and pass the Test of Basic Operating Skills as endorsed by the Road Transport Industry Training Board (RTITB), our professional accreditation body. You will then be issued with your RTITB accreditation certificate and ID card.