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Forklift Training

Course Description

The objective of this course is to ensure a safer workplace for you and your employees by training professional lift truck drivers, and provide your company with due diligence in your safety procedures.

Ideal for new operators and experienced drivers requiring re-certification, training programs can be customized to suit the specific equipment and safety requirements of your workplace.

Instruction Time

This course takes approximately 4- 5 hours (depending on size of group and number of pieces of equipment to be evaluated).
This includes testing, both written and practical.

**Please note that all breaks, including lunch, are separate and not included in instruction time**

Course Includes

  • Participant Workbook
  • Course Materials
  • Wallet Size Certification Card

Compulsory Modules:

  • Identifying Vehicle and Operator Hazards in Your Workplace
  • Pre-Operational Checks
  • Operational Checks
  • Getting on and off
  • Principles of Counter-Balanced Lift Truck Operation
  • Lift Truck Stability & the Stability Triangle
  • Picking up a load
  • Setting down a load
  • Fault discovery
  • Speed and Stopping Distances
  • Traffic Management and Pedestrian Traffic
  • Safe Operation & Tip-Over Procedures
  • Battery & Propane Procedures & Hazards
  • Ministry Of Labor Guideline Overview
  • Knowledge Verification Quiz

**Please note WorkSmart Safety Solutions meets OHSA REGULATIONS and CSA STANDARDS**
Every Workplace in Ontario must comply with: OHSA