FTA/ALLMI launch safe use of lorry loaders DVD

Published:  14 October, 2011

TUNBRIDGE WELLS: The Freight Transport Association and the Association of Lorry Loader Manufacturers and Importers have jointly produced a DVD to explain the most common applications and uses of lorry loaders.

The DVD covers new requirements detailed in BS 7121, the British Standard Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Cranes: Part 4 – Lorry Loaders, and is intended to complement periodic and ongoing formal training and assessment. 

Disc one includes three films featuring common applications. Each film is between 30-36 minutes in duration and is divided into five modules of between 6-10 minutes each. 

Key topics covered include pre-operational checks, safe positioning and siting of the lorry loader, and operating tips.

Disc two contains follow-up material, including practice questions and a copy of the ALLMI/CPA Best Practice Guide for the Safe Use of Lorry Loaders.

The DVD is available from Shopfta at £25 for FTA members, £40 for non-members, with discounts for multiple copies. 

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