Lift Truck Operator (2 days)

Lift Truck Operator (2 days)

In this interactive two-day course, participants will learn the essential principles involved in the safe operation of a lift truck. They will learn the limitations that affect truck stability and safe loading, how to recognize the hazards that present a risk to the operator and those around the truck, the fundamentals of handling high-risk loads, and the legal responsibilities associated with lift trucks.

 

In our interactive two-day course, participants will learn the essential principles involved in the safe operation of a lift truck. These principles include:

  • Understanding the limitations that affect truck stability and safe loading criteria
  • Recognizing the hazards ahead of time that present a risk to your and those around the truck
  • Understanding the fundamentals of handling high-risk loads
  • Knowing the legal responsibilities associated with lift trucks

Topics include

Supervisors, lead hands, lift truck operators, and health and safety committee members or representatives. A detailed two-page record of training including a wallet card will be issued to those who satisfactorily complete the course with a grade of 90 per cent or higher. The record of training expires after three years.
  • Classes and types of lift trucks
  • Legislation
  • Lift truck features and safety equipment
  • Basic hydraulics
  • Pre-operational inspection
  • Start-up (mounting and dismounting)
  • Stability principles of lift trucks
  • Travelling without a load
  • Travelling with a load
  • Capacity and load charts
  • Load handling (picking up a load)
  • Load lifting and handling-elevated level-stacking
  • Operating hazards and precautions
  • Refueling and recharging
  • Shutdown procedures (parking)

Recommended for

Supervisors, lead hands, lift truck operators, and health and safety committee members or representatives.

A detailed two-page record of training including a wallet card will be issued to those who satisfactorily complete the course with a grade of 90 per cent or higher. The record of training expires after three years.

Delivery Method

Contact Customer Care at 1-877-494-9777 or 905-614-1400 for more information and to book training.

Offered by Workplace Safety & Prevention Services with Infrastructure Health & Safety Association.

To order: https://www.ihsa.ca/Training/Courses/Lift-Truck-Operator.aspx