TRAINING: Forklift Operator Safety

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Forklift Operator Safety Training

Courses available on Counterbalance, Narrow Aisle (stand-up), Walk Behind, Low Lift (Electric Pallet Jack) and Rough Terrain Lift Equipment.

Each course meets all relevant government and industry standards and all trainers have been certified.  Training courses include both classroom and practical (hands-on) segments, review/recap of materials discussed, question & answer periods and a written evaluation.  Upon successful completion, each participant receives a certificate and record of training.

Training can be conducted at our on site multi-media facilities or at individual customer worksites.  Customized courses to meet individual company needs are available upon request.

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Counterbalance - Sit Down/Stand Up - Forklift Training  (Classes I, IV, V)

 

Counterbalance Forklift Training

 

 Electric 3 wheel Forklift Training

 

 Counterbalance Forklift Training

 

 Electric Forklift Training

 
Purpose:

To train operators (new or experienced) on all aspects of safe lift truck operation for Counterbalance Forklifts.

 

In Class Topics Include:
  • The definition of Material Handling
  • ITA Classifications of Equipment 
  • Importance of Training
  • The Operator: Attitude, Rules and Guidelines, Authorization
  • Safe / Unsafe Practices
  • Maneuvering Skills
  • Stability Factors
  • How to Approach Ramps
  • Load Capacities
  • Adverse Operating Conditions: Obstructed Vision, Uneven Terrain, Overhead Conditions, Blind Corners, etc.
  • The Load: Landing Point Load Limits, Transporting the Load, Placing the Load, etc.
  • Inspection and Maintenance, Engine, Electrical System, Hydraulics, Warning Devices, etc.
  • Safe Refueling, Gas / Propane Handling
  • Review of CSA, Occupational Health and Safety and Ministry of Labour Regulations 
 
Practical Training Topics Include:
  • Pre-operational Inspection
  • Operation of Equipment: Loading / Unloading, Narrow Aisles, Blind Corners, Proper Shutdown Procedures
  • Operator Evaluation (Driving Test)

Upon request, an on-site survey can also be conducted to improve overall workplace safety and efficiency. 

Length of Course:

approximately 8 hours


Narrow Aisle, Stand Up Forklift Training - Order Picker  (Class II)

 

Stand Up Forklift Training

 

 

Stand Up Reach Training 

 
Purpose:

To train operators (new or experienced) on all aspects of safe lift truck operation for Narrow Aisle / Stand Up Forklifts.

 

In Class Topics Include:
  • The definition of Material Handling
  • ITA Classifications of Equipment 
  • Importance of Training
  • The Operator: Attitude, Rules and Guidelines, Authorization
  • Safe / Unsafe Practices
  • Maneuvering Skills
  • Stability Factors
  • How to Approach Ramps
  • Load Capacities
  • Adverse Operating Conditions: Obstructed Vision, Uneven Terrain, Overhead Conditions, Blind Corners, etc.
  • The Load: Landing Point Load Limits, Transporting the Load, Placing the Load, etc.
  • Inspection and Maintenance, Engine, Electrical System, Hydraulics, Warning Devices, etc
  • Review of CSA, Occupational Health and Safety and Ministry of Labour Regulations 
 
Practical Training Topics Include:
  • Pre-operational Inspection
  • Operation of Equipment: Loading / Unloading, Narrow Aisles, Blind Corners, Proper Shutdown Procedures
  • Operator Evaluation (Driving Test)

Upon request, an on-site survey can also be conducted to improve overall workplace safety and efficiency. 

Length of Course:

approximately 8 hours


Walk Behind Forklift Training  (Class III)

 

Walk Behind Forklift Training

 

Walk Behind Forklift Training

 
Purpose:

To train operators (new or experienced) on all aspects of safe lift truck operation for Walk Behind Forklifts.

 

In Class Topics Include:
  • The definition of Material Handling
  • ITA Classifications of Equipment 
  • Importance of Training
  • The Operator: Attitude, Rules and Guidelines, Authorization
  • Safe / Unsafe Practices
  • Maneuvering Skills
  • Stability Factors
  • How to Approach Ramps
  • Load Capacities
  • Adverse Operating Conditions: Obstructed Vision, Uneven Terrain, Overhead Conditions, Blind Corners, etc.
  • The Load: Landing Point Load Limits, Transporting the Load, Placing the Load, etc.
  • Inspection and Maintenance, Engine, Electrical System, Hydraulics, Warning Devices, etc
  • Review of CSA, Occupational Health and Safety and Ministry of Labour Regulations
 
Practical Training Topics Include:
  • Pre-operational Inspection
  • Operation of Equipment: Loading / Unloading, Narrow Aisles, Blind Corners, Proper Shutdown Procedures
  • Operator Evaluation (Driving Test)

Upon request, an on-site survey can also be conducted to improve overall workplace safety and efficiency. 

Length of Course:

approximately 8 hours


Low Lift (Electric Pallet Jack) Training  (Class III)

 

 

Low Lift Training

 

 

 

Low Lift Training

 
Purpose:

To train operators (new or experienced) on all aspects of safe lift truck operation for Low Lift Electric Pallet Jacks.

 

In Class Topics Include:
  • The definition of Material Handling
  • ITA Classifications of Equipment 
  • Importance of Training
  • The Operator: Attitude, Rules and Guidelines, Authorization
  • Safe / Unsafe Practices
  • Maneuvering Skills
  • Stability Factors
  • How to Approach Ramps
  • Load Capacities
  • Adverse Operating Conditions: Obstructed Vision, Uneven Terrain, Overhead Conditions, Blind Corners, etc.
  • The Load: Landing Point Load Limits, Transporting the Load, Placing the Load, etc.
  • Inspection and Maintenance, Engine, Electrical System, Hydraulics, Warning Devices, etc
  • Review of CSA, Occupational Health and Safety and Ministry of Labour Regulations 
 
Practical Training Topics Include:
  • Pre-operational Inspection
  • Operation of Equipment: Loading / Unloading, Narrow Aisles, Blind Corners, Proper Shutdown Procedures
  • Operator Evaluation (Driving Test)

Upon request, an on-site survey can also be conducted to improve overall workplace safety and efficiency. 

Length of Course:

approximately 5 hours


Rough Terrain Forklift Training  (Class VII)

 

 Rough Terrrain Forklift Training

 

 

Rough Terrain Forklift Training

 
Purpose:

To train operators (new or experienced) on all aspects of safe lift truck operation for Rough Terrain Forklifts.

 

In Class Topics Include:
  • The definition of Material Handling
  • ITA Classifications of Equipment 
  • Importance of Training
  • The Operator: Attitude, Rules and Guidelines, Authorization
  • Safe / Unsafe Practices
  • Maneuvering Skills
  • Stability Factors
  • How to Approach Ramps
  • Load Capacities
  • Adverse Operating Conditions: Obstructed Vision, Uneven Terrain, Overhead Conditions,
    Blind Corners, etc.
  • The Load: Landing Point Load Limits, Transporting the Load, Placing the Load, etc.
  • Inspection and Maintenance, Engine, Electrical System, Hydraulics, Warning Devices, etc.
  • Safe Refueling
  • Review of CSA, Occupational Health and Safety and Ministry of Labour Regulations 
 
Practical Training Topics Include:
  • Pre-operational Inspection
  • Operation of Equipment: Loading / Unloading, Blind Corners, Proper Shutdown Procedures
  • Operator Evaluation (Driving Test)

Upon request, an on-site survey can also be conducted to improve overall workplace safety and efficiency. 

Length of Course:

approximately 8 hours

 

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