To train operators (new or experienced) on all aspects of safe lift truck operation for Rough Terrain Telescopic Forklifts.
The definition of Material Handling & Importance of Training
ITA Classifications of Equipment
Importance of Training
The Operator: Attitude, Rules and Guidelines, Authorization
Safe / Unsafe Practices
Maneuvering: Skills & Stability Factors
How to Approach Ramps
Adverse Operating Conditions: Obstructed Vision, Uneven Terrain, Overhead Conditions, Blind Corners, etc.
The Load: Landing Point Load Limits, Transporting the Load, Placing the Load, etc.
Inspection and Maintenance, Engine, Electrical System, Hydraulics, Warning Devices, etc.
Safe Refueling, Gas / Propane Handling
Review of CSA, Occupational Health and Safety and Ministry of Labour Regulations
Upon request, an on-site survey can also be conducted to improve overall workplace safety and efficiency.
All people attending training must complete the Ministry of Health’s Self-Assessment https://covid-19.ontario.ca/self-assessment/ prior to arriving for the training class.
You will be required to sign a Covid-19 Attestation Form before you arrive and must be forwarded to the applicable training dept before being granted access.
If you answer yes to any of the questions on the assessment, please do not attend the training (you may also be denied entrance to our facility) Also, if at any time during the training, you exhibit any cold or flu like symptoms, you will be asked to leave and re-schedule. We also encourage you to contact your Public Health Unit or Medical Practitioner and follow their guidance.
Class sizes will be limited to 4 people plus the instructor. (class sizes will be reviewed and modified based on recommendations from local health units and the Ontario government)
Please bring your own personal protective equipment (PPE) (ie dust mask, respirator, face shield or other face covering, gloves etc) They are not mandatory but will not be supplied for students
Equipment World will not be supplying coffee or snacks. You may bring your own personal refreshments, which are not to be shared.
Do not bring any personal Fall Protection Equipment with you for Working at Heights Training. We will have clean equipment for you to use during the course.
All mobile equipment that will be used during the practical driving tests will be cleaned and sanitized before you use it.
Please follow designated pathways when exiting the building if you want to go outside for breaks. While outside, maintain groups of no more than 5 people and physical distancing of at least 2 metres
Please arrive at Equipment World at least 15 minutes before the start of training.
Please wait outside the designated entry door and wait for your trainer to escort you into the building. Remember to practice physical distancing of at least 2 metres.
While in the training room maintain physical distancing of at least 2 metres.
Hand washing/sanitizing is available in all training facilities. Please practice frequent hand washing/sanitizing during the session. Please follow recommended procedures as posted.