EMPLOYER RESPONSIBILITIES

MANDATORY COMPLIANCE TO THE MINISTRY OF LABOUR OHSA
(OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY ACT)

FORKLIFT OPERATOR TRAINING

OHSA REGULATION 851, SUBSECTION 51.1, 51.2
“A LIFTING DEVICE SHALL BE OPERATED ONLY BY A COMPETENT PERSON” (COMPETENCY, INCLUDING TRAINING, IS DEFINED BY ‘GUIDELINE FOR THE SAFE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF POWERED LIFT TRUCKS”
ISBNO-7778-8974-9 JULY 1999)

BRIEF COURSE OUTLINE
ONE DAY* – ELECTRIC OR PROPANE

THEORY

EMPLOYEE AND EMPLOYER DUTIES, FORK TRUCK FEATURES, WORKPLACE HAZARDS, GENERAL OPERATION, LOAD HANDLING, OPERATIONAL MAINTENANCE AND SAFETY CHECKLISTS R.O.T. RECORD OF TRAINING FOR PROPANE HANDLING INCLUDED QUALIFIED INSTRUCTORS, WORK BOOK AND VIDEO INSTRUCTION

PRACTICAL

EVALUATION/COACHING OF PARTICIPANTS’ SKILLS WRITTEN AND PRACTICAL TESTS CERTIFICATES ISSUED ON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

LOCATIONS: ON SITE OR AT OUR MISSISSAUGA TRAINING FACILITY
(ON SITE TRAINING IS SUBJECT TO MINIMUM OF FIVE PER CLASS)
COST: $320.00 PER PARTICIPANT, PLUS G.S.T. PAYABLE IN ADVANCE BY
CERTIFIED CHEQUE, VISA OR MONEY ORDER.

*Note: Duration and cost of training relates to operators with previous operating experience. For those failing to meet the requirements in practical evaluation, we offer a “no charge” return evaluation visit when the participant has practiced and gained confidence. For on-site one-on-one training of “beginner” operators, the extra cost is calculated at $75.00 per hour.