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Pre-Operational Checks Campaign - Reminder

The effective maintenance of a lorry loader is an essential part of the equipment’s safe operation and pre-operational checks are a crucial element of this regime.  Pre-operational checks are also a legal requirement and the Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has the authority to issue on the spot fines for non-compliance.  For these reasons, it is imperative that pre-operational checks are carried out and that lorry loader operators undergo the necessary training in order to fulfil this part of their job role. 

As a key part of its ongoing campaign to raise awareness and further improve industry practice in relation to this important topic, ALLMI has the following tools available:

  • A web-based video: ‘Pre-Operational Checks’. Broken down into three sections, this covers the most common lorry loader applications, i.e. hook, builders’ merchants and utilities.

To view, download or order, please use the above links or contact ALLMI.