Safe Operation of a Forklift/Lift Truck Training

Safe Operation of a Forklift/Lift Truck Training

Safe Operation of a Forklift/Lift Truck Training

$249 per person + cost of practical evaluation

On-site training at your workplace is also available.
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This comprehensive one-day course gives participants the knowledge and skills to operate lift-truck equipment competently. Participants will learn how to identify hazards, perform pre-operation checks, and understand stability principles and the hazards of different fuel sources. It's designed in accordance with CSA B335-15 - Safety Standard for Lift Trucks.


What you'll learn

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

This course is designed in accordance with CSA B335 Safety Standard for Lift Trucks.


Practical Skills Evaluation

To receive a certificate of competency, the participant must achieve a passing grade on the written in-class test and pass a practical skills evaluation. The evaluation fee is $75 per person for each evaluation. Additional charges may apply if multiple devices are evaluated and for evaluations required outside the 519, 548 and 226; 416, 437 and 647; and 289, 365 and 905 area codes.

Practical skills evaluations should be completed within 90 days of successfully passing the course.

For OSG to complete the practical equipment evaluation, the participant must ensure that:

  • They have had the minimum recommended experience on each piece of equipment they will be operating
  • Annual certification and inspection has been completed on the equipment that will be used for the evaluation
  • Equipment is in good working order


Who this course if for

Lift truck operators, supervisors, JHSC members, and Health & Safety representatives.


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