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This online lift truck (forklift) training and certification course follows the regulations set forth in the OHS Safety Standards for Lift Trucks (Forklifts), as well as Province and Territory specific regulations.
Who must take this course?
The Lift Truck Safety Training - Canada Course is designed for employers, workers, and supervisors, emphasizing hazard identification and safe work practices that apply to anyone working with or in the vicinity of a lift truck.
Other Frequently Asked Questions
It will take a MINIMUM of 2 hours to complete this online Canada Lift Truck Safety training course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.
Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a Canada Lift Truck Safety training printable certificate and wallet card.
We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course.
Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.
Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.
Our Canada Lift Truck Safety training course consists of content, graphics, audio, non-scored quiz questions, and a final exam.
This course provides an overview of the hazards of operating lift trucks, as well as important information on how to work safely with them.
Specific topics and industry best practices covered in this course include:
- Section 1—Course Objectives
- Section 2—Introduction to Lift Truck Safety Training
- Section 3—Basic Concepts and Definitions
- Lift Truck
- Reasonably Practicable
- Competent Person
- Section 4—Regulatory Bodies
- Lift Truck Safety Regulations—OHS
- Lift Truck Safety Regulations—CSA
- Lift Truck Safety Regulations—ANSI
- Lift Truck Safety Regulations—By Province or Territory
- Section 5—Risks
- Risk Identification
- Conducting a Site Survey
- Creating a Written Hazard Report
- Hazard Assessment and Planning
- Risk Control
- Posting Signage
- Ongoing Attention/Awareness
- Section 6—Lift Truck Selection
- Lift Truck Classes
- Class 1 - Electric Motor Rider Trucks
- Class 2 - Electric Motor Narrow Aisle Trucks
- Class 3 - Electric Motor Hand Trucks or Hand/Rider Trucks
- Classes 4 and 5 - Internal Combustion Engine Trucks (Solid/Cushion Tires and Pneumatic Tires)
- Class 6 - Electric and Internal Combustion Engine Tractors
- Class 7 - Rough-terrain Forklift Trucks
- Stand-up and Sit-down Lifts
- Platform, Pallet, and Straddle Lifts
- Lift Truck Attachments
- Hazards and Factors to Consider When Selecting a Lift Truck
- Lift Truck Classes
- Section 7—Lift Truck Safety
- Operator Safety
- Equipment and Features
- Preventing Injury
- Other Workers' Safety
- Unattended Controls
- Raising or Lowering Workers
- Safe Operating Procedures
- Elevating a Load
- Additional Equipment
- Additional Site- and Situation-specific Safety
- Inspection and Maintenance
- Competence of Maintenance Technicians
- Recommended Inspection Points
- Standard Maintenance Tasks and Procedures (Batteries)
- Standard Maintenance Tasks and Procedures (Fuel Tanks)
- Operator Safety
- Section 8—Responsibilities
- Risk Management
- Employee—Training and Regulations
- Section 9—Summary
- Section 10—Additional Resources
- Section 11—Exam
Employees must undergo recertification at least every two years, or in the event of an accident caused by operator error. New or modified equipment and operating conditions require additional training as well.
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- Canada OHS Aerial Lift Safety
- Canada OHS Arc Flash Safety
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- Canada OHS Confined Space Management
- Canada OHS Construction Asbestos
- Canada OHS Construction Fall Protection
- Canada OHS Construction Lead
- Canada OHS Electrical Safety
- Canada OHS Lockout/Tagout
- Canada OHS Scaffolding Safety
- Canada OHS Scissor Lift Safety
- OSHA Cold Stress & Injury Safety
- OSHA Hand & Power Tool Safety (General Industry)
- OSHA Heat Stress & Illness Safety
- OSHA Labor & Industry Ergonomics
- OSHA Outdoor Biological Hazards
- OSHA Personal Protective Equipment