Our forklift training courses have been developed to assist businesses, and individuals seeking work as an operator, with the knowledge and training needed to prepare them to safely operate a forklift or lift truck in the workplace. With our small class sizes, same day certification and expert instructors,
The objective of this course is to ensure that operators understand the principles involved in the safe operation of a forklift, know their legal obligations, recognize the potential hazards associated with lift truck operations and are prepared to complete the training required to legally operate a lift truck in Ontario. A qualified person is defined in respect to a specific duty, as a person who has the knowledge, training and experience to perform the duty safely and properly.
Ideal for new forklift operators and experienced operators requiring retraining, this half day course covers the principles and theory required under current legislation, preparing participants for the workplace.
Length: 1/2 Day (4-5 Hours)
Availability: 2nd Tuesday of every month
Included in the training course is a participant workbook, course materials, and a wallet-sized certification card
Course Content Includes:
All Forklift Training Requirements under Current Legislation - OHSA/CSA Standard B335-04
Principles of Counter-Balanced Lift Truck Operation
Identifying Vehicle and Operator Hazards in the Workplace
Lift Truck Stability and the Stability Triangle
Safe Operation and Tip-Over Procedures
Battery and Propane Hazards and Procedures
Ministry Of Labor Guidelines Overview
Knowledge Verification Quiz
Under Legislation, employers are required to train operators on the specific equipment they will be using and specific hazards in their workplace.