The Working Conditions Act (De Arbowet) obliges employers to give their employees the right instructions and skills for working with a pallet truck.
What is more it is important to aware staff of the dangers that the work entails. In the event of an accident with a pallet truck, you must be able to demonstrate that you have sufficient knowledge to work with a pallet truck. Therefore it is advisable to be in possession of a certificate.
After completing the training, the participant has theoretical and practical knowledge with regard to the hazards of working with a pallet truck and safety rules that must be complied with. In additions, this also minimizes the risk of an accident on the work floor.
The course ‘Safe working with the pallet truck’ is intended for employees who operate machines for internal transport, both inside and outside of the building. The teaching material is aimed at employees who have not previously had a specific training, who focuses on (safe) working with a pallet truck.
Contents of the pallet truck course
The course is an interactive training that teaches employees how to work with a pallet truck and makes them aware of the risks that the work entails. One learns to deal with the tool in a conscious and responsible manner. For themselves, but also for third parties.
The course consists of two parts, theory and practice. The theoretical part of the course consists of explanation of the trainer, short presentations and group discussions.
The practical part is performed in pairs, but also individually. The participants learn to drive with the pallet truck, to brake, to correctly load and unload and to check the machine.
The exact training program is set individually, depending on the customer, job specifications, responsibilities and the workplace of the participants.
The skill level of the participants is assessed by the trainer. After obtaining the theoretical part and a positive assessment by the examiner about the practical part, the participants receive a certificate that is valid for 5 years.
Length of the training
The training lasts one day and consists of two parts, theory and practice.
Training is organized in regular basis at the training centre location. These trainings can also take place at a different location and time at the customer’s request.
To register or for more information, please contact our office.
for employees who have to work with a forklift in various work situations – both inside and outside – and have not yet followed specific training on pallet trucks.
Rotterdam or clients location (if you have a suitable location and equipment)
issued after passing the exam, certificate valid for 5 years
Dutch, English, German, Polish, Slovak, Greek, Lithuanian, French, Croatian, Romanian, Hungarian, Turkish, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Bulgarian and Russian.
Free parking (at training centre locations)
Free lunch and coffee coffie (at training centre locations)
equipment available at training centre locations (customer makes available at customer locations)
Need of booking – group of min. 8 people, booking a date that must be agreed with the customer
Exam – theory and practice