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Industrial Lift Truck - Class 2


Training Duration: 6-8 hours (depending on student's skill and knowledge).

Delivery Method: In person at the customer's location.

Equipment Requirements: Customer supplied lift truck.

Course Literature: Accessible with mobile application.

Training Card: Digital with hyperlinked class photos and course material. Valid for 3 years.

PPE Required: CSA approved work boots.

Student Prerequisite: None.

Large Employers: Access to OOSHEW's robust training database (training records from your employees and your subcontractors). 


Course Summary

This training is for workers who operate an industrial lift truck (class 2) in the workplace, commonly known as an Order Picker or a Narrow Aisle Lift Truck.


Theory Lessons

  • Applicable OH&S Regulations (Federal and Provincial).

  • 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.


    Applicable Class Lift Codes

  • Lift Code 1.  Electric motor narrow aisle trucks: high lift straddle.

  • Lift Code 2.  Electric motor narrow aisle trucks: order picker.

  • Lift Code 3.  Electric motor narrow aisle trucks: reach type outrigger.

  • Lift Code 4.  Electric motor narrow aisle trucks: sideloaders, platfrom, high lift pallet, turret trucks.

  • Lift Code 6.  Electric motor narrow aisle trucks: low lift pallet platform, low lift pallet.