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ABA Releases New Workplace Transport Groupings

News | 4th Jul 2017

RTITB would to inform its accredited training organisations of the release of updated workplace transport codes from the Accrediting Bodies of Workplace Transport (ABA).

Following their most recent meeting earlier this year, ABA members were presented with an overview of Combilift’s range of machines and have since provided the ABA will a full categorisation of their machines in relation to these new workplace transport codes. Changes to these codes include:

  • M1 category now covers both electric and I.C.E
  • M1 category has been changed to be entitled multi directional counterbalance
  • New category has been created which is M3 multi directional reach truck
  • A second new category has been added which is G6 container straddle carrier remote control


Nick Welch, Chairman of the ABA, commented: “Following in-depth consultation with Combilift, the innovative and global lifting equipment manufacturer, the ABA are pleased to announce that to further clarify the ABA Workplace Transport Groupings, the wide and varying range of lifting equipment that Combilift manufacture has now been fully integrated into these category groupings, with the addition of one new group, G6.”

Following this change, the ABA has released a new version of the Workplace Transport Groupings, which is now version 4. The ABA asks that all training organisations destroy previous copies, and commence using the new version, effective immediately.

For further information on the new groupings, visit the ABA website.