Category Archives: Accrediting Bodies

Website Update

Website Update: Equipment Groupings with Images One of the common problems which arise when we are booking courses, is that people can be unsure of which ABA Workplace Transport Group a type of equipment comes under. To assist with the identification of truck groupings, we have created an Equipment Group guide with images. This guide covers all of the …

Instructor Course Availability

Train-a-Lift run ITSSAR instructor courses on a monthly basis at our Coventry based training centre. There is a 10 Day course for those who wish to become instructors and a 4 Day re-registration course for those who are already instructors.   The dates and availability for the instructor courses for the remainder of the year (2016) can be found below. …

ABA Workplace Transport Groups

The changes to the Workplace Transport Groups go live from today – Friday 1st April 2016. These changes have to be implemented by all of those whom are a member of the ABA.    The ABA had the following to say regarding the changes:   “A new standardised list of workplace transport equipment categories has been released to aid …

Trained Operator Passport Scheme Information

ITSSAR have now introduced their Trained Operator Passport Scheme (T.O.P.S.)  and the system ‘went live’ on 1st January 2015. Below is an extract from their website explaining TOPS: Following the formation of the Accrediting Bodies Association (ABA) in 2012 ITSSAR have implemented a mandatory data base (TOPS) for all Mechanical Handling …