Training Duration: 6 hours
Delivery Method: In Person at the customer's location and with customer supplied equipment.
PPE Required: CSA approved work boots and hard hat, safety glasses, gloves.
This training is for workers who operate an industrial lift truck (classes 1, 4 or 5) in the workplace, commonly known as “counterbalance forklift”.
Applicable Federal and Provincial OH&S regulations and applicable CSA standards.
Manufacturer specifications for equipment being trained on.
Hazard and risk assessment for workplace safety.
Safe operating procedures.
Safe approach limits to energized equipment and power lines.
Working load limit & stability.
Roles of a spotter/signal person.
Inspection of the equipment and surrounding work area.
Operating the equipment with a load and communicating with a spotter.
Applicable Class & Lift Codes
Class 1 Lift Code 1. Electric motor rider trucks: counterbalanced rider, stand-up.
Class 1 Lift Code 4. Electric motor rider trucks: three wheel electric trucks, sit-down.
Class 1 Lift Code 5. Electric motor rider truck: counterbalanced rider, cushion tires, sit-down.
Class 1 Lift Code 6. Electric motor rider trucks: counterbalanced rider, pneumatic tire, sit-down.
Class 4 Lift Code 3. Internal combustion engine trucks: fork, counterbalanced (cushion tire).
Class 5 Lift Code 4. Internal combustion engine trucks: Pneumatic tires only, forks, counterbalanced, pneumatic tire.
Applicable OH&S Regulations and Standards
Canada Labour Code Part II
- Part 13 Tools and Machinery
- Part 3 Specification and Certifications
- Part 19 Powered Mobile Equipment
British Columbia OH&S
- Part 16 Mobile Equipment
Canadian Standards Association
- B335-15 Safety Standard for Lift Trucks