Industrial Lift Truck Operation - Forestry

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The course provides participants with the skills and knowledge necessary to recognize potential hazards, perform circle checks, monitor vehicle performance and carry out the safe operation of various lift trucks. A written examination is included. Successful participants also receive a certificate confirming adequate training in safe propane handling for lift trucks approved by the Ontario Propane Association and the Technical Standards & Safety Authority.
The course is divided into three sections:
  1. Core modules: - Lift truck types, designations and areas of use - Legislated requirements - Principles of counterbalance - Circle check - Safe operating habits
  2. Power Supply: - Propane handling - Battery care (where applicable)
  3. Vehicle operation: - Forklift - Skid-steer loader (where applicable)
The course can be adapted for skid-steer loaders where applicable; however, a second day of training will be required.
Intended Audience: 
The course is intended for both experienced and new operators of forklifts.


1 day
Material(s) included with this course: 
Equipment needed: 
Currently there are no sessions scheduled for this course. Please contact one of our Customer Care Representatives or call 1-888-730-7821 to inquire about future course openings or to be placed on a wait list for this course.