Counterbalance Forklift License Saskatoon - Forklifts, when operated by fully trained personnel, are a major asset to companies. We provide a thorough training program consisting of all factors of operating a powered lift machine. Counterbalance forklift training offers forklift operators with the understanding and practical skills required to safely and efficiently operate forklifts. The particular program provides a combination of classroom theory, participant observation and hands-on training within a warehouse-type setting. Training can be on site and/or customized.
The course goes through the lift truck basics, regulations and rules, components, factors affecting stability and load centres. Procedures concerning the general operation of the forklift is taught, in addition to startup, circle checks, forward/reverse on level ground, shutdown, and operating around other people. Load handling topics comprise load pickup and placement, selection of loads, load security and integrity, loading and off-loading trailers. Participants would learn operational maintenance procedures, like recharging and refueling. Safety concerns in the workplace would be discussed. Participants would learn about the environmental conditions affecting lift truck performance and be able to recognize potential hazards. Advanced training on propane handling could be incorporated.
Employers and their employees may face penalties if they do not operate based on industry and national standards. Workers operating a counterbalance forklift must be well-informed about the safe operation guidelines of their forklift. Training is suggested for any individual applying for work that requires forklift operation.
In our small personalized classes, we offer both hands-on training and in-class theory. The choices for personalized training would include entry level or refresher courses.
Entry-level Course Outline:
For anyone entering the workforce as an operator of a counterbalance forklift, this training course is for you. The successful student needs to pass a series of practical and written tests in order to finish the program. Topics comprises: fundamentals of powered lift trucks; general operating procedures; load handling; operational maintenance; basic rules and regulations, workplace safety.