Our program is designed to provide participants with the knowledge required to be capable of educating in-house forklift operators to identify hazards properly, inspect and safely operate Class 1, Code 5 and 6 forklifts.
In order to receive a certificate of competency, the participant must achieve a passing grade on the written in-class test, and he / she must pass the practical skills evaluation. The practical skills evaluation must be performed at the worker’s place of employment.
Our course is designed in accordance with CSA B335-15 Safety Standard for Lift Trucks.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Explain competency requirements
- Identify hazards
- Discuss stability principles and operational characteristics
- Perform pre-operational checks
- Follow safe operating procedures
- Identify different fuel sources and hazards associated with them
Upon completion of the theory portion of the program, a hands-on practical evaluation is required to complete the certification.
Course Duration and Requirements
Course duration: 8 Hours
This course and program is designed around EKG’s own awareness training platforms and requires the participant to attend our pre-requisite Adult Learning Train the Trainer program.
Participants are required to have EKG's Adult Training Certification prior to this course or to provide proof of certification from another firm.
This course requires the participant to have an active Forklift Operators Licence.