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All the latest news, updates and guidance from the Accrediting Bodies Association for Workplace Transport (ABA).

Annual ABA Summit 2021

Annual ABA Summit 2021

The Accrediting Bodies Association for Workplace Transport (ABA) held its Annual Summit on Wednesday 20th October 2021. This year’s Summit saw the ABA welcoming its newly appointed chairperson, reviewing industry objectives, introducing its newest member, launching a new and improved website, releasing new testing standards, and proposing equipment category changes.

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New ABA Code of Practice

New ABA Code of Practice

Details of banned and suspended training providers will be shared between members of the Accrediting Bodies Association for Workplace Transport (ABA) in a bid to maintain testing standards.

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Logistics UK appointed as ABA auditors

Logistics UK appointed as ABA auditors

All members of the ABA (AITT, ITSSAR, NPORS and RTITB) have unanimously agreed for the Logistics UK (Formally know as Freight Transport Association)  to be appointed as auditors of the ABA as of January 1st 2021, for a period of at least 3 years.

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ABA Statement – COVID-19

ABA Statement – COVID-19

Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19, the ABA would like to advise training organizations and instructors to speak with their relevant accrediting body and visit the government website for the latest advice and guidance on conducting workplace transport training.

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ABA Summit 2019

ABA Summit 2019

The ABA be will hosting its latest “testing standards” workshop for the following categories

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New ABA Chairman

New ABA Chairman

The Accrediting Bodies Association for Workplace Transport (ABA) has announced Adam Smith as Chairman, effective from 24th January 2019.

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FTA Newly Appointed Auditors

FTA Newly Appointed Auditors

Members of the ABA have unanimously agreed for the Freight Transport Association to be appointed as auditors of the ABA as of September 2018.

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Next ABA Meeting: 28th September 2017

Next ABA Meeting: 28th September 2017

The next meeting of the ABA will be taking place on 28th September 2017. This meeting will begin proceedings for standardising the A and Z ABA categories and further information on the development of these categories will be released in due course.

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New ABA Chairman Appointed

New ABA Chairman Appointed

The Accrediting Bodies Association for Workplace Transport (ABA) has announced Nick Welch as Chairman, effective from 1st January 2017.

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‘Out of the Norm’ Trucks

‘Out of the Norm’ Trucks

The Accrediting Bodies Association for Workplace Transport (ABA) has received a number of enquiries about instructing on trucks that are slightly out of the norm and the required instructor operator qualifications, for example, a vehicle mounted telescopic truck.

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Application not design standards decide ABA categories

Application not design standards decide ABA categories

At the recent meeting of the Accrediting Bodies Association for Workplace Transport (ABA) much discussion took place over the categorisation of the Crown Wave and other similar machines such as Bravi Platforms’ spin-go and sprint machines.

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