Material Handling Equipment Training


Material Handling Equipment Training


Material Handling Equipment Training

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Expert training at your premises on your machines. LA Solutions can deliver you novice, existing conversion and refresher training courses at your premises at times that suite you on the machines you and the employees are familiar with.

Here at LA Solutions you will benefit from courses being delivered by fully qualified and accredited Instructors who are regularly monitored by ITSSAR so you can guarantee our instructors are always up to date. We can provide training on lift trucks and a full range of mechanical handling equipment at you place of work on your machines so your employees are familiar with the machines and also have specific training for the job they do.


Following the formation of the Accrediting Bodies Association (ABA) in 2012, ITSSAR have implemented a mandatory data base (TOPS) for all Mechanical Handling Equipment (MHE) and Workplace Transport Operators.

Accredited organisations will be required to access the scheme and provide details of all accredited operator training. A unique ID number will be issued which will remain with them for life, This number will be used for all additional categories of machines, for which there will be no charge if done remotely.

AIMS, OBJECTIVES and benefits

To reduce MHE and workplace transport accidents and incidents, whilst improving safety through training. To ensure that all accredited training meets the criteria as prescribed in the Approved Code of Practice (ACOP L117) and ITSSAR Course syllabus Manuals.

To provide a safe and secure scheme and to provide a means of verifying accredited training. Validation and verification of training undertaken promotes confidence in operator training, safe and secure communication link between training organisations, employers, operators and the Industry. Individual unique Identification number quick, reliable and user friendly system.

why la solutions ?

  • LA Solutions can provide the solution to ensure employees and employers alike fulfil their responsibility‚Äôs that are outlined in: The health and safety at work act 1974.

    HSE approved code of practice (Rider operated lift trucks operator training ACOP L117
    Provision of use of work equipment regulations 1998 (PUWER)
    Lifting operations and lifting equipment regulations 1998 (LOLER)
    Safety in work with lift trucks (HS-G6)

Training is a major part of any company who wishes to keep their employees safe and is also implemented in the health and safety at work act under section 2. Even though there is a cost involved in all training the savings gained through lack of damage and correct use of the machinery for out ways the costs that would be gained through damage to the truck, premises and accidents.

course DetAILS

The course objectives for all machines follow a similar format. To teach candidates the relevant job safety, knowledge, and practical skills necessary for the safe and efficient operation of the equipment in the workplace. To heighten operators awareness of the need to operate machinery safely, correctly and skilfully at all times.

Classroom based theory.

The responsibilities of Employees and Employers explained under the following legislation; HASAW act 1974, LOLER 1998, and PUWER. This is achieved by the use of PowerPoint presentations and the training films.

Practical Training

Supervised practical exercises on the equipment being trained, and detailed explanation of every aspect of the equipment's features, this will cover all aspects of situations that the operator would normally encounter in the workplace.


On the successful completion of a theory assessment, consisting of both open and multi choice questions followed by a practical skills test. The successful candidates will receive a Certificate of Training in Basic Practical Skill and Ability.


Pat Testing : We can Pat test all your portable appliances from 110v right up to 415v 3 phase. Were fully insured and fully certificated to meet all your needs. From hairdressers, builders merchants, construction companies, haulage yards, chemical industries and farm work shops we've done them all and have the knowledge to help keep you safe, your customers safe and your staff safe.

LGV Training : We can provide LGV training for all your haulage needs, from CPC training, medicals and to you gaining your full licence. We use a fully trained time served LGV driver for your instructional needs..    For your risk assessment needs, and all other LGV health and safety issues, contact us to discuss how we can help.

Drug Testing : We provide drug and alcohol testing for all your needs. whether that be for periodic testing for compliance or for accident investigation. Simple on site instant tests gives you immediate results. Not got a drug policy in place? No problem. We can put a policy in place to suit your company needs. 

Face Fit Testing : With the RPE legislation changing, each and everyone who wears RPE at work needs to be tested to make sure the RPE they wear the correct masks that fit correctly and provide the protection they are designed to do. We can come and test your staff to make sure they wear the correctly fitted face wear.

Agricultural & food production Safety : We can manage your complete health and safety, be your competent person to take charge. Complete your risk assessments, method statements and issue tool box talks. We also do yard inspections for HSE compliance. And with an agricultural background we get our boots on and get down and dirty and see how you do your job. We also provide an online training service.

Risk Assessments & Method Statements : With our IOSH managing safely we can complete your risk assessments and method statements and conduct reviews to HSE standard.

Policies : Company vehicles? Do you have a smoking policy or mobile phone policy in place to protect yourself. Equality policy? Yes we can put that in place. We can put drugs and alcohol in place as well for compliance.

Medicals : We can provide low cost medicals for any form of work, from LVG application and renewal to occupational medicals. Medicals take place once a month at Immingham, please contact us to book your place.

First Aid : We can provide first aid course for any need, first aid/ safety for events and supply first aid equipment such as kits and now we have a range of defibrillators, with full training and aftersales service.

Training : We can provide training in many areas, on site, at our venue and even online. with nationally accredited qualifications you can rest assured your training is top spec. And with our new online training you can do your training at a time and place to suit you.

PPE Supplies : We can source and supply PPE to suit your needs and budget. Safety doesn't have to be expensive.



Woodside, Sudbrooke, Lincoln


Mobile : 07735568728


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