Surrey Counterbalance Forklift License - Forklifts, when operated by totally trained workers, are a major advantage to businesses. We offer a comprehensive training program covering all aspects of operating a powered lift device. Counterbalance forklift training offers operators of forklifts with the practical skill sand knowledge needed in order to operate forklifts efficiently and safely. The program offers a combination of classroom theory, participant observation and hands-on training in a warehouse-type environment. Training could be on site and/or customized.
The course includes the fundamentals of powered lift trucks, such as rules and regulations, components, factors affecting stability and load centres. General operating procedures are taught, like for instance circle check, startup, shutdown, forward/reverse on level ground, and operating around other people. Load handling topics consist of load pickup and placement, selection of loads, loading and off-loading trailers and load security and integrity. Participants will learn operational maintenance procedures, like for instance refueling and recharging. Workplace safety issues would be talked about. People participating will learn about the environmental conditions affecting lift truck performance and be able to identify potential hazards. Advanced training on propane handling could be included.
Both employers and employees could face severe penalties if industry and national guidelines are not followed in the operation of forklifts. Employees who operate a reach truck or forklift ought to be knowledgeable about the rules concerning their safe operation. Training is suggested for any person applying for a job that needs forklift operation.
We offer in-class theory and hands-on training in personalized, small classes. Training choices comprise refresher or entry level courses.
Entry-level Course Outline:
For anyone entering the workforce as an operator of a counterbalance forklift, this training course is for you. The successful student has to pass a series of written and practical exams in order to finish the program. Subject matter consists of: general operating procedures; fundamentals of powered lift trucks; load handling; operational maintenance; basic regulations and rules, workplace safety.