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Industrial Lift Truck - Class 3


Training Cost: $200/student
Training Duration: 4 Hours
Delivery Method: In Person
Prerequisite: None
Supplies Required: CSA approved work boots and hard hat, safety glasses, gloves.

Combo This Training With: Industrial Lift Truck Class 1/4/5 or 2 or 7



This training is for workers who operate an industrial lift truck (class 3) in the workplace, commonly known as a powered pallet jack.

Theory Lessons Include

  • 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 Include

  • Lift plan.
  • Inspection of the equipment and surrounding work area.
  • Operating the equipment with a load and communicating with a spotter.

Class Lift Codes

  • Lift Code 1.  Electric motor hand trucks: low lift platform.
  • Lift Code 2.  Electric motor hand trucks: low lift walkie pallet.
  • Lift Code 3: Electric motor hand trucks: tractors.
  • Lift Code 4: Electric motor hand trucks: low lift walkie/center control.
  • Lift Code 5: Electric motor hand trucks: reach type outrigger.
  • Lift Code 6: Electric motor hand trucks: high lift straddle, single face pallet, high lift platform.
  • Lift Code 7: Electric motor hand trucks: high lift counterbalanced.
  • Lift Code 8: Electric motor hand trucks: low lift walkie/rider pallet and end control.

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