How you benefit from our Audit
Designed to ensure that Full Dealer Members are legislatively compliant and are otherwise engaged in best practice, where legislation may not apply.
Lots of companies can rent or sell you a fork lift truck, and all of them will probably tell you that they’re the best. But few, if any, can back that up with solid evidence. Our members can…
Members of the Fork Lift Truck Association, must abide by a stringent Code of Practice and comply with the Member Audit.
What is the Code of Practice (CoP)?
The CoP is a commitment: to deliver robust, prompt service support carried out by fully trained engineers, use high quality parts, use a hire contract that has been approved by the Fork Lift Truck Association and are backed by insurance cover of more than £5m. It means our Members ensure the equipment they supply is right for you, taking the time to understand your application – as well as your future plans – then offering expert advice in order to identify the most appropriate equipment for your site. Above all, they are required to behave with integrity. To find out more about the CoP, talk to your local FLTA Member.
What is the Member Audit?
Underpinning that Code is the FLTA’s rigorous Audit. Developed specifically for the fork lift truck industry, it is unlike many accreditations that use online questionnaires and are, consequently, vulnerable to malpractice. Instead, a Quality Manager from the FLTA undertakes a physical on-site visit to inspect more than 100 criteria, across legally required areas of safety, health and environment procedures. A highly effective health check, it allows the membership to share best practice and so you can be assured that the advice and support they deliver to you is expert and up-to-the minute.
What does this mean for you?
For customers, Member Audit compliance provides assurance that they will receive work of standards demonstrably higher than non-compliant companies. Importantly, audit-compliant companies operate more efficiently and cost-effectively – thereby delivering greater value to you as a customer. Crucially, by employing the services of a professional, FLTA audited company, you remove a potentially weak link in your chain of traceability and accountability.
Why would you settle for anything less?
For more information, contact your local FLTA Member. You can find them, here.