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Forklift Operator Training

  • Critical Hazard HSE 3215 Bay D 16 Avenue North Lethbridge Alberta Canada (map)

This course covers all aspects of Forklift Safety, from Pre-Operation Inspection to Stability. This course has been designed to meet and exceed Occupational Health and Safety Guidelines. By doing both theory and practical on-site training the employer is doing their “Due Diligence” in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Regulations. 

The morning portion is in a class room setting covering the theory portion followed by an afternoon portion containing the hands-on practical training.  


Classroom theory, a written test and practical hands on experience with equipment.  Course content is delivered through multimedia presentations, along with workbooks and handouts as well as a hands-on inspection and operation.  


  • 8 Hour duration
  • General and specific legislation applicable to the workplace
  • Types of lift trucks such as narrow aisle, rough terrain, gas/propane/battery operated forklifts
  • Lift truck components: operating controls and their functions
  • Machine stability: center of gravity, lifting a load
  • Data plates and warning decals, calculating a safe load
  • Overhead guards, safety equipment and warning devices
  • Load handling, traveling, operating in confined areas, equipment pre-use inspection, parking and shut down procedures
  • Handling fuels, batteries and emergencies, refueling, correct battery charging procedures, changing LPG tanks
Earlier Event: October 8
Skid Steer Operator Traning
Later Event: October 12
Aerial Lift Operator Training