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Why Join the TSHA?

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The TSHA is dedicated to ensuring members are kept up to date with the latest safety information relating to the operation and regulations regarding the use of telescopic handlers. This is done through the wide range of services and benefits made available to members of the TSHA. These services include access to the TSHA Operator License Training Program (Gold Card), industry advice lines, master agreements and specialised stationery available to order.

The TSHA services and benefits focus on the areas of Education & Training, Safety and Risk Management, Business Support, Networking and Industry Representation.

Education & Training

One of the main aims of the Association is to continually improve safety and develop product training and instruction for end users. Information sheets and guidance notes covering many issues are available.

Safety & Risk Management

The TSHA is dedicated to ensuring members are kept up to date with the latest safety information. This is done through the TSHA Gold Card Program, Information sheets and guidance documents among other services.

Business Support

TSHA support services include insurance and risk management advice and packages, industry advice lines on HR, workplace relations, accounting, and business advisory services among others.


State meetings are held regularly together with Supplier nights and training days where members can meet, network and view new products.

Industry Representation

The TSHA provides national and state representation on key industry issues and standards. The Association also flags and updates members on legislative changes impacting the access industry. The TSHA brings together experts to update members on Workplace Health and Safety issues, operator training industry standards and legislation providing guidance and support.

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