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Forklift driver makes national final

Posted onPosted on 26th Aug
Forklift driver makes national final

Selston man Benjamin Chamberlain, (24), has beaten hundreds of other entries from across three continents to reach the finals of the International Forklift Operator of the Year 2016 award.

Benjamin, who works at the Clarke International distribution centre, Alfreton, will demonstrate his knowledge, skill and understanding of safe forklift truck operation, in the live competition finals in front of 20,000 people at IMHX (International Materials Handling Exhibition) 2016 at the NEC, Birmingham.

Benjamin is one of 40 contestants to make the final of the competition, which was hosted by UK-based RTITB, the regulatory body for workplace transport training.

The heat finals of the RTITB International Forklift Operator of the Year 2016 take place at IMHX in Hall 9A40 at the NEC, Birmingham from 13th – 16th September 2016

Competitors will be put through their paces with four tests, two driving tests sponsored by Dolav, Racking & Storage Solutions Ltd and Pyroban; a theory test sponsored by Transaid; and a pre-use inspection test sponsored by TruckLOG-Davis Derby.