Guidelines for truck operators’ knowledge and skills

The course material is based on Guidelines for truck operator knowledge and skills (TLP 10).

The TLP 10 guidelines have been prepared so that as a truck operator you can contribute to

  • increase in safety
  • reduction in injuries
  • improvement in efficiency
  • lowering of costs.

Knowledge objectives

  • risks and safety provisions
  • traffic provisions
  • truck design
  • how the truck works, its stability and the stresses on it
  • handling of materials and goods
  • an ergonomic way of working
  • daily monitoring
  • handling of hazardous goods

Skill objectives

  • daily monitoring
  • controls, symbols, operator’s seat
  • truck operation
  • materials handling