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A Forklift is a relatively simple machine to operate, provided the operator has a thorough understanding of its capabilities. Forklifts are ideal when moving large loads around the job site, but can be very dangerous to both the operator and those working nearby if personnel are not familiar with its limitations (such as maximum height and tipping point). This is why it is imperative that those who use a Forklift of any variety while on the job receive both theoretical and practical training to sharpen their skills and minimize risk.

Onsite Training Options

Please contact us if you are interested in onsite training for your team. We will provide you with customized quote to meet your needs.

Who Should Attend

Any person responsible for operating a forklift.

Classroom Topics of Discussion

Approx. 4 hours.

  • Legislative Requirements
  • Basic Hydraulics
  • Pre-operational Check
  • Safe Operating and Load Handling Procedures
  • Stability, Centre of Gravity and Load Charts
  • Pre-Trip Inspection Procedures
  • Ramps and Grades
  • Shut Down and Parking Procedures
  • Refueling/Recharging

Practical, Hands-on Activities

  • Pre-start inspection
  • Controls Review
  • Clearance Training
  • Learning Pivot Points
  • Load Handling
    • Load selection and security
    • Pick-up and placement
    • Stacking and de-stacking
  • Start up and Shut Down Procedures

Documentation Provided

Student Book, Test, Operator Training Summary, Certificate of Completion