Important Safety Notice from the HSE: LPG Forklift Truck Fire Risk

The HSE (Health & Safety Executive) has issued a safety notice after becoming aware of a number of fires associated with LPG powered lift trucks and similar vehicles during starting.

To ensure the safety of your operators and those you train, as well as protecting your facilities, it is important to take the following actions:

  • Review your safe system of work in relation to the use of all LPG powered lift trucks and similar vehicles
  • Provide information, instruction and training for all operators about the hazards raised in the alert
  • Park LPG vehicles in well ventilated areas free from flammable material, particularly when parking overnight or for longer periods

Click here to view the full safety notice. Please also share this notice with your customers.

Your commitment to implementing these safety measures will play a crucial role in protecting the wellbeing and safety of our industry.