Taillift Training

Design and operation of tail-lifts vary.

Operators should be given proportional training for each type of tail-lift they will use.  Training should include how to operate the equipment, and do’s and don’t for using the tail-lift, and any potential residual hazards. More detail can be found in the SOE Tail Lift Specification guide for road vehicles.

This is in addition to the normal manual handling training associated with handling loads.


We deliver tail-lift specific half day courses at your venue

Course content

To cover relevant laws governing the safe use of tail lifts. (PUWER and LOLER regulations.

ensure full understanding of the manufacturer’s operating instructions for the type of tail lifts used on your site.

Give candidates a daily checklist.

Advise on defect reporting.

Process for vehicle tail lift checklist, pointing out items to be checked.

Show correct opening and use of tail lift (including all safety items).

Correctly stow tail lift for travel and isolate.


Also ask about train the trainer courses,

Free Phone 08006521819, email grimshaw.123@btinternet.com

Tail-Lift training

We provide specialist training courses for this equipment. Half day training for drivers,with training records and competance certificates provided.