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All your forklift & equipment service requirements taken care of with one call to Capital Forklifts.

Programmed Preventative Maintenance.

Preventing a problem is always better than fixing one, this philosophy is behind all our preventative maintenance packages.

Complete Coverage.

We provide emergency breakdown repairs and scheduled preventative maintenance services to many businesses. No matter what your service problem, Capital Forklifts has the resources to keep your business running free from stoppages caused by materials handling breakdowns.

Fixed Price Forklift & Equipment Service Programmes.

Our service agreements can cater for one truck or a whole fleet, a single brand or multiple brands of equipment. A preventative maintenance programme from Capital Forklifts will ensure your materials handling and associated equipment get the level of servicing to suit your business requirements. We will agree with you an acceptable service interval to suit your working environment in advance, our service department will then contact you and arrange a service visit to suit your operational requirements to avoid disruption.

Bespoke Forklift & Equipment Service.

Our bespoke fork truck service programmes can be adapted according to hours, usage and conditions. Bespoke forklift servicing minimises the potential for breakdown whilst helping to maintain safety and minimise downtime.

Total Care Full Maintenance Packages.

Our Total Care Full Maintenance Packages provide comprehensive lift truck care package at a fixed price offering excellent value for money and peace of mind allowing you to focus on your core business.

What’s Included.

The advantages include:

  • Planning and control of all expenditure
  • No surprise invoices! Improved cash flow
  • Optimisation of equipment uptime
  • A potential reduction in fleet operating costs
  • Higher resale value for your trucks

After an initial inspection of the equipment, we will agree with you an appropriate monthly fee, for a period, typically 12 to 24 months and in line with hourly usage. Subject to terms and conditions the agreed fixed cost will cover all parts and labour costs incurred over the agreements term.

LOLER Inspections.

If you are an employer or self-employed person providing lifting equipment for use at work, or if you have control of the use of lifting equipment, you must make sure the lifting equipment is safe. The main requirements for you as a ‘duty holder’ are in the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) and the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER).

What does LOLER require?

LOLER addresses the specific risks associated with the use of lifting equipment. Thorough examination and inspection are key requirements of the Regulations. To meet these requirements, duty holders must:

  • Ensure lifting equipment (including lifting accessories) exposed to conditions causing deterioration which could lead to dangerous situations undergoes regular thorough examination by a competent person.
  • Ensure all supplementary inspections and tests recommended by the competent person are carried out within the timescale stated.

What is a thorough examination?

A thorough examination is a systematic and detailed examination of the lifting equipment by a competent person to detect any defects that are, or might become, dangerous. Health & Safety Executive Thorough Examination of Lifting Equipment. (1999) HSE

Your Annual Thorough Examinations Taken Care of:

Annual Thorough Examinations for your materials handling equipment can be arranged through our team to help fulfil your health and safety obligations.