Forklift/Lift Truck

Lift Trucks and Forklifts are important pieces of productivity equipment for your business, and online forklift training can dramatically reduce the occurrence of injuries, hazards, and health risks. Don’t take any chances with your employees’ safety.

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Forklift certification can be difficult because there are many different brands, styles, and models of lift truck equipment used in various businesses and industries. However, completing forklift training online will help you perform adequate pre-operational checks, learn the CSA Standard B335-15, understand the stability triangle, and keep your employees safe. Forklift operator training can be completed in just 75 minutes, and here are some of the topics this online forklift training software covers:
  • Hazard Identification
  • Competency and General Responsibilities
  • Lift Truck and Forklift Design and Classifications
  • Stability Principles for Forklifts and Lift Trucks
  • Pre-Operational Checks
  • Safe Operating Procedures
  • Fuel Sources
  • Electric Motor Narrow Aisle Reach Trucks

Who Needs Forklift Training?

Because lift truck operation procedures and guidelines vary from province to province, it’s important to ensure that all truck operators, managers, supervisors, and health and safety professionals use this comprehensive, engaging, and informative training software to learn how to safely operate this machinery.  

Hazard Identification

    • People, equipment, materials, environment, process
    • Lack of competent supervision, lighting, weather, slippery, terrain, blind corners

Competency & General Responsibility

    • Concept of a competent or qualified operator
    • Duties of employers, supervisors, and workers
    • Company rules, policies and personal protective equipment (PPE)

Lift Truck & Forklift Design & Classification

    • Rear wheel steering, restricted visibility, weigh, rear end swing
    • Mast lift, mast tilt, mast side shift
    • Mast, load back rest, forks, tires, overhead guard, counterweight, steer tires
    • Class 1 – Electric motor rider trucks
    • Class 2 – Electric motor narrow aisle trucks
    • Class 3 – Electric motor hand or hand/rider trucks
    • Class 4/5 – Internal combustion engine trucks, lift codes
    • Class 6 – Electric / Internal combustion engine tractors
    • Class 7 – Rough terrain forklifts, vertical mast, variable reach, truck/trailer mounted

Schedule 1, 2 & 3 (Including Exemptions & Special Cases)

    • How to use schedules 1, 2 & 3
    • Packing groups 1, 2 & 3
    • Exemptions & special cases
    • 150 kg and 500 kg gross mass exemptions

Stability Principles For Forklifts & Lift Trucks

    • Centre of gravity (COG), capacity plate & load centre, stability triangle, liquid loads
    • Stopping, cornering (loaded versus unloaded), uneven loads
    • Mast tilting, what to do in a tip

Pre-Operational Checks

    • Visual – Propane, wheels & tires, lug nuts, debris, masts & forks, hydraulics, extinguisher
    • Practical – Mast up, down & tilt, driving test, fluid leaks, brakes, steering
    • Documentation checklist

Safe Operating Procedures

    • Travelling with & without loads
    • Forks, fork spacing, loading & stacking, ramps, loading docks & trailers, park position

Fuel Sources

    • Physical properties of propane, hazards
    • Safe recharge of propane tank
    • Safe handling and operation of batteries, recharging
    • Gas & diesel

Electric Motor Narrow Aisle Reach Trucks

    • Unique capabilities, unique hazards
    • Narrow aisle reach truck stability principles
    • Stability trapezoid
    • General operating principles
    • Dead man foot brake and plugging the directional control to stop
    • Loading and avoiding tip-over