Forklift Training Course
Forklifts are frequently used in Shipping & Warehousing, but they are also a common sight in recycling centers, junkyards, mines, rigs, and other establishments where high volumes of goods must be stored, moved, and/or shipped. This Forklift Training program is following the latest CSA Standard, B335-15 (R2020), addressed to employees who operate forklifts or who are required to work around these vehicles on a daily basis.
- British Columbia
- New Brunswick
- Nova Scotia
- Prince Edward Island
- Northwest Territories
- Newfoundland and Labrador
- 1 h 15 mins on-demand course videos
- 4 modules (OHS Standards Compliant)
- 4 tests (OHS Standards Compliant)
- Certificate of Completion (PDF)
- Unlimited Exam Attempts
- Instant Access
- Access on mobile, tablet or desktop
- Dedicated Support
- Following the latest standards
What Is Forklift Safety Training?
Forklifts have become indispensable tools across several industries, but they can become dangerous if not handled properly. Maneuvering a forklift correctly requires training and experience, while blind spots and load stability can be problematic for even the most experienced operators. Any mistake can lead to property damage or, even worse, to injury.
Forklift operators are not the only personnel exposed to risks. Those who sometimes guide operators and even employees who only work around these vehicles may be at risk. As such, forklift training must be completed by all employees who work in establishments were forklifts are used.
Who Needs Forklift Safety Training?
This Forklift Training program is addressed to both operators and non-operators. It is an affordable solution for employees who already work with forklifts, but also for job candidates who want to complete their CVs and businesses looking to comply with the latest safety regulations.
Employees are more likely to operate or work around forklifts in the following industries:
- Oil & Gas,
- Logistics (Shipping & Warehousing),
- Automotive & Manufacturing,
- Agriculture & Food
Who Is Responsible for Forklift Safety Training?
Employers who use forklifts in their establishments are responsible with the implementation of forklift training programs for all workers. That being said, it is the employee’s responsibility to complete the program and apply the safety measures they have learned in order to maintain their safety and that of their colleagues in the workplace.
Potential new employees who know that they are likely to be required to operate forklifts at work can independently acquire and complete this safety course to improve their CVs.
What Do You Need to Learn?
To complete this training program, you must demonstrate that you are able to inspect a forklift prior to operation and to use the vehicle for work-related purposes. You must also be able to describe the potential hazards associated with forklifts and present a set of safety measures that you can apply to properly handle loads and maintain the vehicle’s stability.
How Long Is the Certificate Valid?
Forklift training should be completed every year by employees who frequently operate forklifts or who are required to work around them. Although underestimated, forklift accidents can prove fatal for the operator and/or those in the proximity of the vehicle. Such accidents can only be avoided through careful use and rigorous training.
What Other Courses Should I Take?
Forklift Training is often purchased together with Crane Safety, Personal Protective Equipment, and/or Lockout/Tagout.
To obtain a comprehensive list of safety courses that are tailored to your line of work, please visit our industry-related pages and select your job from the list.
What Will You Learn?
Forklift Operator Safety Introduction 20:00
Throughout this module you will learn about: Introduction to Forklift, Internal Combustion Forklifts, Electric Powered Forklifts & Forklift Inspection.
Forklift Hazards 20:00
Throughout this module you will learn about: Forklift Hazards, Tips for Operators, Pedestrians and Safety Managers, Safe Stacking Docks and Forklifts in Elevators.
Load Handling & Operating Forklifts 25:00
In this module you will learn about: Operating Speed, Reversing and Parking, Safe Travel Practices & Forklift Load.
Forklift Stability 10:00
Throughout this module you will learn about: Stability while Operating, Counterbalanced Forklift Stability, Potential Hazards and Safe Load Capacity.
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Hassle-Free Online Training
eSafetyFirst is the convenient, hassle-free online training solution for anyone who needs fast Forklift Safety Training training or re-training. This course isn’t your average, bland workplace safety course that workers forget. Each module is engaging, memorable, and fun! Employers benefit from our bulk pricing and fast, simple training. Employees can get their practice out of the way fast and have fun doing it!
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With eSafetyFirst, you do not have to chase instructors for your paperwork or wallet cards. With our training system, you can get the certificate in the same day or you can learn at your own pace and decide when you want to finish your training.
How Forklift Safety Training Online Training Benefits You
Cheapest and most convenient
In today’s fast paced society, Forklift Safety Training online courses have become the cheapest and most convenient solution to get your safety training done.
Save Time and Money
With Forklift Safety Training online training, you no longer need to schedule appointments, commute to a training facility and spend hundreds to thousands of dollars on courses and materials, all because an offline training facility can’t keep up with modern solutions due to human resources.
Pause, Resume or Retake Exams
It is also significantly more convenient to opt for the Forklift Safety Training online training because it gives the attendant the option to start the training at any given time and gain full control of the content. Forklift Safety Training Online courses empower you with the option to pause, resume, and even retake parts of the training that you did not fully master on your first try.
How it works for Private Individuals
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