Safe Operation of a Forklift/Lift Truck
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Lift trucks and mobile equipment accidents are preventable and unacceptable. Their widespread use requires that individuals working on, and around, lift trucks recognize hazards associated with the equipment and the environment in which lift trucks are operated.
Our program is designed to provide participants with the knowledge required to identify hazards and, properly inspect and safely operate the equipment.
In order to receive a certificate of competency, the participant must achieve a passing grade on the written in-class test, and he / she must pass the practical skills evaluation. The practical skills evaluation must be performed at the worker’s place of employment.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Explain competency requirements
- Identify hazards
- Discuss stability principles
- Perform pre-operational checks
- Follow safe operating procedures
- Identify different fuel sources and hazards associated with them
Our course is designed in accordance with CSA B335-15 Safety Standard for Lift Trucks.
Upon completion of the theory portion of the program, a hands-on practical evaluation is required to complete the certification. OSG recommends that practical evaluations be completed within 90 days of completing the theory portion of the program.
Lift truck operators, supervisors, JHSC members, and Health & Safety representatives.
Ont. Reg. 851 – Industrial Establishments s. 51(2)
Ont. Reg. 213/91 – Construction Projects 96. (1)
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