Counterbalance Forklift License Vancouver - Forklifts, when operated by completely trained employees, are a major advantage to companies. We offer a thorough training program covering all parts of operating a powered lift device. Counterbalance forklift training provides forklift operators with the understanding and practical skills considered necessary to safely and efficiently operate forklifts. The program provides a combination of classroom theory, hands-on training and participant observation in a warehouse-type environment. Training can be on site and/or customized.
The course comprises the fundamentals of powered lift trucks, like rules and regulations, components, load centres and factors affecting stability. General operating procedures are taught, like for instance startup, circle check, forward/reverse on level ground, shutdown, and operating around other people. Load handling subject matters comprise selection of loads, load pickup and placements, load security and integrity, loading and off-loading trailers. Individuals participating will learn operational maintenance procedures, like refueling and recharging. Safety issues in the workplace will be discussed. Participants would learn about the environmental conditions affecting the performance of the lift truck and be able to identify possible hazards. Advanced training on propane handling could be incorporated.
Employees and their employers may face penalties if they do not operate based on national and industry standards. Workers operating a counterbalance forklift should be knowledgeable regarding the safe operation guidelines of their forklift. Training is suggested for any person applying for work which requires forklift operation.
Within our small personalized classes, we offer both hands-on training and in-class theory. The choices for personalized training will consist of entry level or refresher courses.
Entry-level Course Outline:
For anyone entering the workforce as a counterbalance forklift operator, this training course is for you. The successful student has to pass a series of practical and written exams to be able to complete the program. Topics includes: fundamentals of powered lift trucks; general operating procedures; operational maintenance; load handling; basic regulations and rules, workplace safety.