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Forklift Training


Forklift Operator Course

Driver Operator TrainingOur forklift training certification course services the Hamilton, Stoney Creek, Burlington, Oakville, Toronto, London, Kitchener, St. Catherines and Windsor, Ontario, Canada, select cities in the U.S.

The forklift training certification course provides trainees with a general understanding of the safe and efficient operation of an industrial powered forklift, as well as help companies comply with CCOHS and OSHA regulations. Our forklift safety training course will meet or exceed these standards. 

The onsite forklift operator course, or online forklift training  will teach trainees / employees how to identify specific health and safety hazards in the workplace associated with operating a powered industrial lift truck. Our instructors have years of expertise. We hope you'll climb aboard with our highly trained group of professional instructors, and let us start helping you make your workplace safe. You may want to read why forklift training is required..

How Long Does Forklift certification Take?

The theory is approximately four hours in length. All fork truck classes and reviews are delivered on site and scheduled to your convenience (off shifts, weekends, whenever and wherever). We will meet the client's needs. That's part of our dedicated service to our clients.

Forklift Operator Course / What's Covered?

There are two segments to the forklift certification program, the classroom theory and forklift driver evaluation.

  • Review legislation and fines / penalties relating to the (OSHA) Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Outline the responsibilities of Owner, Employer, Supervisors, and Workers.
  • Options available to a driver who is asked to perform unsafe work, or an unsafe act.
  • Group discussion on experiences of actual incidents or close calls.
  • Consequences of unsafe driving of an Industrial lift truck: Legal, Moral, Ethical, Social and Psychological.
  • Review the classifications of the Industrial Forklifts and highlight differences.
  • Pre-shift inspections.
  • Stability triangle / trapezoid.
  • Centre of Gravity of the load & Centre of Gravity of the truck.
  • Capacity of Industrial Forklifts, capacity plates (reading & understanding)
  • Specific hazards & controls when driving an Industrial Forklift.
  • How to respond to an emergency situation involving an Industrial lift truck..
  • List specific driving rules to your use of Industrial Forklifts.
  • Forklift test will involve verification and review of 50 question, True & False format.

Please review all our onsite safety training courses

Note:

If your Industrial fork truck is propane powered - "Certification" in Propane cylinder exchange is required by the Energy Act of Ontario, and is included in this forklift operator course.

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