Counterbalance Forklift License Alberta - Forklifts, when operated by completely trained personnel, are a major advantage to companies. We provide a thorough training program including all parts of operating a powered lift equipment. Counterbalance forklift training offers forklift operators with the practical skill sand knowledge required to be able to safely and efficiently operate forklifts. The particular program offers a combination of classroom theory, participant observation and hands-on training in a warehouse-type environment. Training can be on site and/or customized.
The course includes the fundamentals of powered lift trucks, like rules and regulations, parts, load centres and factors affecting stability. General operating procedures are taught, like circle check, startup, shutdown, forward/reverse on level ground, and operating around other people. Load handling subject matters consist of selection of loads, load pickup and placements, loading and off-loading trailers and load security and integrity. Participants would learn operational maintenance procedures, like for instance recharging and refueling. Safety concerns in the workplace will be discussed. Participants would know the environmental conditions affecting lift truck performance and be able to identify possible dangers. Advanced training on propane handling can be included.
Both employees and employers can deal with severe penalties if national and industry rules are not followed in the operation of forklifts. Workers who operate a forklift or reach truck should be well-informed regarding the guidelines regarding their safe operation. Training is suggested for any individual applying for work that needs forklift operation.
We provide hands-on training and in-class theory inside personalized, small classes. Training options comprise refresher or entry level courses.
Entry-level Course Outline:
For anybody entering the workforce as a counterbalance forklift operator, this training course is for you. The successful student should pass a series of written and practical tests to complete the program. Subject matter consists of: general operating procedures; fundamentals of powered lift trucks; operational maintenance; load handling; basic regulations and rules, workplace safety.