Course Code: 005

Lift TrucksThis course will provide the participant with the necessary theoretical knowledge of proper lift truck operation.  It is the first part of a two-part requirement to maintain a qualified lift truck operator.  This course has been designed around the requirements outlined in the Ministry of Labour Guidelines for Lift Truck Operations, and the current C.S.A. standards.

Participants will:

  • Review the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and Regulations for Industrial Establishments, and Ontario Fire Code requirements.
  • Gain an understanding of basic load handling procedures, safe operating practices, stacking/de-stacking loads, parking a lift truck, and how to conduct pre-use inspections.
  • Be familiar with propane cylinder exchange, and with battery charging and maintenance.
  • Optional/Client – Review of Manufacturer operations manual(s) – additional time and cost for each class/code of truck.
  • Optional/Client – Review of Company Policy – additional time.

Lecture, interactive presentation, group discussion, group and individual exercises, video(s) and written test.
Supervisors or Employees who operate or oversee lift truck operators.
  • 8 hours (non-experienced operators)
  • 4 hours (experienced operators)
  • Course materials and certificates provided.