LPG Gases Safety for FLTs Training

Nationally Accredited Interactive & engaging classroom & practical sessions. Covering the safe use, handling & storage of propane gas used on forklift trucks.

Training Format: On-Site Training, Webinar
Applicable Gases:
LPG, Propane

Related Industries: Construction, Demolition, Education, Engineering, Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Produce

LPG Gases Safety for FLTs Training

Attendance gives staff information to understand the specific hazards associated with LPG cylinders used specifically to power FLTs, resulting in an assured workforce and a safer workplace.

Who is the course for?

Employees operating fork lift trucks fuelled by LPG cylinders. This course aims to ensure operators have sufficient understanding of the gas to change the cylinders in a safe manner.


This training is nationally accredited by EAL & provides 2.5 CPD learning hours

Why Training

This training ensures your organisation complies with obligations to train all staff exposed to risk.

Capability Manager, Qinetiq

“Thank you for a very professionally run course, very informative and educational”

QED Construction

The staff were very helpful. Our operatives gave a very good response to taking the course and its content. The training was presented very well and the content was up-to-date”

Joanne Forrester, O’Malley Plant Hire

“PGS were very helpful and were able to assist us at short notice, thank you for your help”

HR Advisor , Kidde Graviner

“Really good, Helen (Commercial Director) is endlessly patient and helpful. Trainer very self sufficient and delegate feedback is very good”

What price would you pay to secure the safety of your workforce?

We won't be beaten on prices for a like for like training - get in touch and request a no obligation proposal.

Training Options


Face to face classroom & practical instruction at your location.

Scheduled at customer request.  Max 12 delegates.

Only available where social distancing guidelines can be met.


Trainer led - real time training, allows delegate interaction with Q&A. Practical demonstration included

Scheduled at customer request.  Max 12 delegates.

Supporting practical onsite training can be arranged where social distancing guidelines can be met.


e-Learning course supplemented by onsite practical instruction

Train at your convenience.  Interactive and accessible e-Learning course 1-1.5hrs

Trainer led onsite practical demonstration includes Q&A

Up to 4 delegates per session (max 3 per day)

What is included?

Each learner receives

Accredited Certification and Passport Card valid for 3 years
Supporting documentation
Access to 3 year technical support

Management receives

Detailed feedback on delegate performance for inclusion in company training records
A summary of learner opinions of training
Relevant updates on gas legislation

Course Structure for LPG Gases Safety for FLTs Training

Classroom Session (1.5 hours)

Interactive training on LPG gases and equipment with topics including:
User behaviour & perceptions
Gas properties & hazards
Cylinder storage & handling
Manual handling
Cylinder safety devices
Cylinders & fires
Emergency procedures
PPE & First aid
Legislation & Codes of Practice

Practical Session (allow approximately 1 hour)

Learners will be given the opportunity to undertake:
Practical demonstration and operation for safe changing and connecting up of a LPG cylinder to a FLT
Safe refuelling of a Fork Lift Truck.
Manual handing of cylinders

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PGS Work with companies, partners and organisations whose concern is the safety of employees & contractors using potentially hazardous compressed gases.

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