Lift Truck Operator Training


Safety is everyone’s job! & It’s the Law! This program has been designed to help operators of lifting devices;

  • Reduce the risk of injury to people
  • Reduce damage to equipment, materials & the environment
  • Reduce downtime in your process by
  • Recognizing the hazards in your workplace

We use the PEMEP Model for Hazard Recognition:
    People · Equipment · Materials · Environment · Process


The content of this training program complies with the competency requirements of the OHSA and the CSA B335-04.


Maximum of 24 participants in a 4-hour session.

  • Legislation and competency requirements under the OHSA
  • Company policies and procedures
  • Operating manual
  • Lift truck features and safety equipment
  • Stability
  • Capacity plate and location
  • Preoperational inspection
  • Start-up
  • Traveling with and without a load
  • Pedestrians
  • Load handling
  • Ramp and grades
  • Personnel lifting, lowering and supporting
  • Elevators (optional)
  • Workplace specific hazards
  • Procedures for shutdown/leaving the operator’s position; and refueling/recharging

Unique training & evaluation procedures using a multi-media presentation.


Maximum of 6 participants in a 4-hour session.

Training and Evaluation includes:

  • Preoperational inspection; start-up; traveling with and without a load (including pedestrian safety); load handling, including load selection, security, pickup, placement, stacking, destacking; and handling specific to docks, trucks and rail cars (optional).
  • Driving on ramps and grades; personnel lifting; using elevators (optional); shutdown; parking and refueling/recharging.

Successful drivers are certified as being "competent" to drive specific Industrial Truck Classes & Codes.

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