Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 16 2018 - Page 14

The FLTA awards prestigious title to former fork lift driver The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) announced the recipient of its Safety Champion award: Sean Gilbert of 3M Atherstone. His achievements include: • engaging training on pedestrian safety – The award, sponsored by Briggs Equipment UK, recognises those who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to improving site safety from the driver’s point of view • operating areas and work routines trucks. • driver at the site, joined 3M’s Health and Safety Group earlier this year. By utilising his extensive operator experience, he’s significantly improved pedestrian and vehicle safety at the well-established site by proactively engaging staff at all levels in open and honest discussions. Representing the Health & Safety Group on capital investment projects to ensure fork lift a commemorative plaque and a cheque for £250. Sean, who was previously employed as a fork lift Physical separation of pedestrians and vehicles, along with changes to layouts of for everyone working with or alongside fork lift As the winner of this year’s honour, Sean received Development and delivery of exceptionally truck and pedestrian safety were considered • Supporting the physical installation of plant and equipment by reviewing truck movement and lifting plans His experience as an operator, coupled with health and safety knowledge gained through studies for a NEBOSH National General Certificate, has enabled Sean to support the site’s warehouse operations team as the subject matter expert for improving traffic routes and layout. 14 FDPP -