Safe Operation of a Forklift/Lift Truck Training – Train-the-Trainer

Safe Operation of a Forklift/Lift Truck Training – Train-the-Trainer

Course Duration
1 day

*cost of practical evaluation included

Course Summary

Operator competency is key to safe lift truck use. Having a competent workplace instructor deliver training programs will ensure that your operators are being trained correctly and getting the most of from their training.

Our course, taught by experts in the industry, teaches participants how to confidently convey the importance of identifying hazards, pre-use inspections and safe operating principles. Our Safe Operation of a Lift Truck program is designed in accordance with CSA B335-15 Safety Standard for Lift Trucks.

Train-the-Trainer participants must obtain a certificate of competency. In order to obtain the certificate, the participant must achieve a passing grade on the written in-class review as well as the practical skills evaluation. The practical skills evaluation is to be performed at the worker’s place of employment.

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Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain operator competency
  • Discuss workplace hazards
  • Explain stability principles
  • Explain how to conduct pre-operational checks
  • Explain safe operating principles
  • Explain fuel source hazards

Course Material

Leader’s Guide, 10 Participant’s Manuals, CD containing read-only PowerPoint presentation, sample certificates, and course materials order form. Wall certificate and wallet card received after completion of course.

Target Audience

Lift truck instructors, supervisors

Legislative Reference

Ont. Reg. 851 – Industrial Establishments s. 51(2)
Ont. Reg. 213/91 Construction Projects 96. (1)

Equipment Evaluation

The fee for the Train-the-Trainer course includes one on-site practical evaluation from OSG to a location within the 519, 548 and 226; 416, 437 and 647; and 289, 365 and 905 area codes. OSG recommends that practical evaluations be completed within 90 days of completing the theory portion of the program.

In order for evaluations to be completed, the following conditions must be met:

  • Confirmation of the date and location of the equipment evaluation must be received in advance.
  • Participant has a minimum of 1 day practical experience on each piece of equipment on which he/she will be operating.
  • Equipment is in good working order and annual equipment certification is up-to-date.

Continuing Education Credits

HRPA has approved this course for CPD. Please contact us at 800.815.9980 to find out more.