Telescopic Handler Operator Safety Training
Telescopic Handler and Rough Terrain Forklifts are part of the Class 7 group of material handling equipment and require specific equipment training to meet the requirements of CSA B335-04 and OSHA 1910.178.
The equipment safety training course for the Telescopic Handler and Rough Terrain Forklift is a one day program with 4 hours of classroom theory, discussion and a test of knowledge. This will be followed by a hands on review of the equipment operation and an operator skill proficiency review.
The content of the program includes:
- Power train
- Worksite topics
- Steering options
- Load chart usage
- Capacity recognition
- Operating instructions
- Controls and instrumentation
- Understanding the dynamics of stability
- General hazards associated with operation
- Unique operational characteristics of the equipment
- Incident review and current applicable OH&S requirements.
This program will benefit all workers who may operate a Class 7 Rough Terrain Forklift or Telescopic Handler, as well as supervisors who are managing sites and owners of equipment.
For course information and to register email: email@example.com or contact your local branch.