RISKY WORK PLATFORMS
Leading forklift industry figures have raised concerns about the confusion surrounding work platforms attached to fork trucks. “Forklift trucks are designed to lift materials – not people,” says Charles Day, Technical Manager, CFTS, the body responsible for administering ‘Thorough Examination’.
Thorough Examination is the scheme developed in co-operation with the Health & Safety Executive to address forklift truck safety. “Despite the platform’s simple design and deployment, it’s crucial to remember that working at height is a high-risk activity,” he added. For more information visit