The forklift is one of the greatest industrial innovations of the previous decades. Its creation has completely modified the working habits of thousands of companies in the world. Carrying out work that needs these lift trucks requires the application of safe working methods as well as compliance to established standards. In order to be able to operate the equipment safely, it is essential that the user know all the safety rules in connection with his/her profession. In addition, he/she must know and be able to control the related risks in order to avoid difficult or hazardous situations.
The training is primarily intended for regular and casual workers wishing to use a lift truck or telescopic forklift for handling. Whether you work in the industrial or construction field, or you are simply interested in acquiring new skills, this training is for you.
- To know the components of a lift truck
- To have the ability to identify and eliminate the safety hazards
- To understand safe driving and operating concepts
- To perform its inspection according to the applicable standards
- To develop the necessary skills in order to comply with safety measures for workplace planning
In order to comply with the RSST section 256.3, the employer must offer practical training under the supervision of an instructor and dealing with the operation of a fork lift truck such as starting, moving and stopping, handling loads and any other manoeuvre necessary to operate a fork lift truck. The practical training must begin, if possible, outside of the area used for current operations and then be completed in the regular work area.Read the full article
This course has a duration of about 120min and is valid for 36 months