WHO SHOULD ENROLL IN FORKLIFT OPERATORS SAFETY TRAINING?
Employers are required to show documented evidence of their staffs regular safety training and competency on forklift operation. Staff operating Class 1 though 6 must be competent to operate a powered industrial truck safely, as it applies specifically to their job. Refresher training should be provided when staff are operating the vehicle unsafely, been involved in an accident or near miss, assigned a different type of truck or conditions in the workplace change that could affect the safe operation of their vehicle. We provide training with your equipment at your facility. Minimum group size is required.
Forklift training is required as per the Occupational health and safety legislation in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Applicable legislation in Alberta is with OH&S part 19 – Powered Mobile Equipment. The recognized standard for CSA across Canada for Forklifts is CSA Standard B335-04. For OH&S and OSHA in the US, certification and recertification of forklift operators for Class 1 through is required.
3 year certification –
The employer is provided with an Operator competency report with recommendations for improvements. A diploma and wallet sized operator permit card is presented to those participants successfully completing the safety training program.
PRACTICAL OPERATION OF FORKLIFT:
This dynamic program allows time for hands-on practical training while driving a forklift while performing various skills throughout an obstacle course. This is set up at your employers facility using their forklifts and in house staff.
Each student receives an Operator Safety Training Performance Evaluation that is provided to the employer for recommendations on skill level and practice required.
Students receive a book with theory and guidelines for competent operation of a forklift/counterbalanced lift truck. An extensive material review and a question and answer period.are included. Movies, powerpoints and models of the vehicles illustrate the critical objectives of forklift operation. . The program covers the Objectives for Safe Operation, the Stability Triangle, legislation, jobsite hazard assessments, components and operating controls, data plates and decals, speed factors, handling fuels and batteries, fundamentals of lift truck operation, load handling, travelling, confined area operation, daily inspection, emergency response, and practical exercises.
An exam is administered to test the students knowledge.
TIME LINE FOR PROGRAM:
We recommend one day for experienced drivers and 2 days for novice operators. This involves half classroom and half hands on experience.
CANCELLATION and REFUND POLICY:
Cancellation can be done UP to 5 business days prior to the seminar for a Full refund less a docking fee for credit card transactions . Such requests must be made by phone, via a confirmed conversation with the Allstar Enviro Safety representative or in writing (email or letter that is confirmed as received).
Students who register WITHIN the 5 business days prior to the seminar can submit a request in writing (email or letter that is confirmed as received) to the Allstar Enviro Safety representative for a one month credit for that course or one of equal value. Qualified substitutions of candidates can attend the program instead, with permission of the Instructor.
Students who withdraw the day before the class without substitution will forfeit their payment. Students who do not attend the course with no notice or are over 30 minutes late will forfeit their payment.
Allstar Enviro Safety and it’s representatives assume the right to cancel or substitute a course in which minimum registration is not met or for unforeseen circumstances. We will make our best effort to rebook the program, when possible and to advise the students or employers of the cancellation or date change.