This training is designed to instill the skills needed for a trained operator using boomlifts, scissor lifts, counterbalance forklifts, and rough terrain forklifts. A written test and practical evaluation are included in the training. Operator skills will be evaluated using industry standards. The training is not make or model specific but covers concepts common to most types ofthe equipment covered. Renewal of operator certification is required every three years in the US for forklifts. In Canada provincial OH&S may required recertification every three years or less. Please check your local regulation for any variances to this rule.
- equipment basics
- rules and regulations
- main parts and their functions
- safety systems
- pre-use inspection, safe operating procedures
- limitations, hazards and controls
This training program focuses on the needs of the “end user”, and upon successful completion, will provide an updated operator's certificate for each piece of equipment and a wallet card.
Note: Forklift recertification training must be completed within the three years allowed by Federal standards in the US. In some Canadian provinces recertification may be required in less than three years. Please check your local regulation for any variances to this rule.