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Industrial Lift Truck - Class 7


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.

Course Summary

This training is for workers who operate an industrial lift truck (class 7) in the workplace, commonly known as a “rough terrain forklift”, “telehandler”, “variable reach forklift” or “zoom boom”.

Theory Lessons

  • 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.


Practical Lessons

  • Lift plan.

  • Inspection of the equipment and surrounding work area.

  • Operating the equipment with a load and communicating with a spotter.


Class Lift Codes

  • Class 1 Lift Code 1.  Rough terrain lift trucks, vertical mast rough terrain fork lift truck, variable reach rough terrain forklift truck.

Applicable OH&S Regulations and Standards

Canada Labour Code Part II

  • Part 13 Tools and Machinery


Alberta OH&S

  • 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