Does your business
use forklifts or other powered industrial lift equipment?
Are your staff properly trained and
certified for your company, how current are their
Time to re-certify .
. . Call
Pros in moving, lifting and relocating things,
LMT offers training
and refresher courses to keep your staff current as required
by Regulation 851 and
Clause 25(2)(a) of the OHS Act places an
obligation on an employer to "provide information,
instruction and supervision to a worker to protect the
health or safety of the worker".
Regulation 851 is more specific and states that a
lifting device is only to be operated by a competent
person. "Competent person" is defined by the OHS Act
as someone who:
qualified because of his knowledge, training, and
experience to organize the work and its performance,
with the provisions of this Act and the regulations
that apply to the work, and
knowledge of any potential or actual danger to
health or safety in the workplace.