Reversing Aids

Help manoeuvre plant equipment safely

  • Avoid collisions with pedestrians and infrastructure
  • Manoeuvre safely in confined areas
  • Ideal when all round visibility is required
  • Easy to use visual and audible indicators
  • Can trigger other safety equipment
  • Tough industrial design

Clear, easy-to-read display and adjustable audible alert Suitable for both on- and off-road applications
Extremely rugged design for severe weather conditions and all terrains

Forklift truck and human interaction is one of the biggest hazards in the workplace today, in many businesses there is no way of avoiding this, that is why Fork Truck Control have developed a range of products to assist operators in reversing heavy plant equipment safely.

Fixed Distance Reversing Aid

The system has a close detection zone combined with targeted beam pattern to minimise false warnings. This reversing aid is available in three pre-set detection areas, split into 5 equal zones. This system is recommended for a more open environment such as:

  • Storage Yards
  • Ports & shipping yards
  • External working areas
  • Waste and recycling industry
  • Quarry, mine and construction sites
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Fixed zones available

  • 3m (10ft) length x 2.5m (8ft) width detection area
  • 4.5m (15ft) length x 3.5m (11.5ft) width detection area
  • 6m (19.5ft) length x 4.5m (15ft) width detection area

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Features

  • Close detection zone combined with targeted beam pattern
  • Controlled beam pattern to minimise false warnings
  • Clear, easy-to-read display and wide volume range of audible alerts
  • Extremely rugged design for severe weather conditions and all terrains
  • Choice of detection ranges
  • 5 stage audible and visual display

Programmable Distance Reversing Aid

The system has adjustable detection zones which is split into three levels and can detect from 10cm to 30m from source. The targeted beam pattern allows for minimising false warnings. The system has four sensors which enables it to detect objects in blind spots. This system can be configured to trigger other FTC Ltd safety systems when an object is detected such as speed limiting and fleet management.
It is recommended for areas with con ned spaces such as:

  • Warehouse areas
  • Areas with racking
  • Internal storage areas

Further it is also suitable for all large external areas such as those listed within the Fixed Distance Reversing Aid.

Features

  • Blind spot close detection zone
  • Controlled beam pattern to minimise false warnings
  • Clear, easy-to-read display and wide volume range of audible alerts
  • Extremely rugged design for severe weather conditions and all terrains
  • Configurable detection ranges
  • 3 stage Green, Amber, Red audible and visual display

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Overall Benefits

  • Improves site safety
  • Helps prevent collisions
  • Reduces accidents and fatalities, injury and sickness time
  • Meets Health and Safety requirements
  • Saves collision damage cost and downtime
  • Saves on third party claims
  • Can be set up to trigger reversing alarms, safety lights, camera systems and digital recorders
  • Unaffected by moisture, dust, vibration, heat,cold, UV, snow, ice, high wind, water and mud

Reversing Aids Comparison Table

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FTC can also supply a range of basic and alternative reversing systems such as a blue safety light, reversing strobe light, customised voice annunciation units and reversing cameras.