Telescopic Forklift

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Telescopic Forklift
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No, as the the Telescopic forklift is not a Licence To perform High Risk Work it is only a requirement as Per the Occupational Safety & Act 1984that you have the appropriate training for the equipment as per duty of care.These duties include providing information, instruction training and supervision as is necessary to ensure the operators can perform their work in such a manner that they are not exposed to hazards. To fulfil this obligation an appropriate risk assessment must be done to determine the additional information, instruction, training and supervision on the various attachment(s) fitted to any multipurpose machines which must be provided to the operator. This must occur even though the operator may be the holder of a relevant class of licence for high risk work. 

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Non-slewing mobile (greater than 3 Tonne) crane licence is only required when the Telescopic Forklift has a boom and/or jib (licence class CN).

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A licence is not required when the plant is fitted with other attachments i.e. buckets and tynes or forkarms etc.

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An Elevating work platform (WP licence) is needed when the boom length of a Telescopic Forklift has the boom length capacity of 11 metres or more.