Forklift Training

Forklift Training

This course was developed to comply with the requirements for theory training as outlined in both the current CSA Standard B335-04 as well as the ANSI Standard B56.1.

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Description

With thousands of lift truck related injuries and fatalities occurring each year, this course focuses on the counterbalanced forklifts and aims to reduce the risks related to sit-down, vertical mast forklifts by teaching you how to become a safe lift truck operator.

This course was written to comply with the requirements for theory training as outlined in both the CSA Standard B335-04 as well as the ANSI Standard B56.1.

What You Will Learn

  • The need to reduce risk to people, products, and property
  • Lift truck fundamentals, including components and their functions
  • The principles of balance, stability, and capacity
  • The importance of a pre-operational inspection
  • The procedures for completing both a visual and operational inspection
  • How to safely enter, exit, and operate lift trucks
  • How to operate lift trucks around pedestrians
  • Guidelines for parking a lift truck
  • Safe methods for picking up, moving, and deploying loads
  • Procedures for surviving incidents
  • Safe procedures for fueling gasoline and diesel powered lift trucks
  • Safe procedures for replacing liquid petroleum tanks
  • The proper methods for changing, charging, and adding water to industrial batteries
  • And more...

Course Features

  • Evaluation Testing is conducted to reinforce the information presented in the course. A passing grade is required to receive a certificate of competency.
  • Certification Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be avaiable.
  • Hands-On Evaluation This program requires a practical element in addition to the theory to be certified. Options are available for this.
  • Wallet Card Upon successful completion of this course, a wallet card will be provided.