Forklift Driver Training – A MUST for all Forklift Drivers
Many people including both forklift operators and other workers are injured or killed due to forklift accidents every year.
It is ALL about accident prevention. Most forklift accidents are caused by insufficient training, driver error or behaviours such as travelling with loads up, failure to yield right of way, or improper turning & lifting technique.
There are many costs that are associated when an accident occurs:
- Potential Insurance Premium Increases
- Cost to pay for time off and insurance payments for injured workers
- Cost for HR personnel for time it takes to process accident and insurance documentation
- Damage to your Forklift – cost to repair or replace
- Product damage – cost to replace damaged products
- Ruined racking structure – cost to replace racking and bring back to code
- Building structure damage – cost of repair and replacement
- Loss of production time
- Government fines due to untrained staff
It is the employer’s legal responsibility to make certain that all forklift operators are trained and have current certification.
Forklift Driver Training gives your employee the skills to be an approved proficient forklift operator. This will increase operator confidence, efficiency and safety for your work place.
The Liftway training course is thorough yet flexible to accommodate your company requirements. Courses are usually held in Brantford at Liftway Limited and in Chatham at the Comfort Inn. Courses can also be arranged at your premises.
Our training course consists of both classroom and hands on components. It is CSA approved and meets federal/provincial and industry requirements.
The curriculum consists of safety procedures, operation of the forklift and management of the equipment. Our course training covers 7 different Lift truck classifications.
Upon successful completion of the written and practical testing the student will receive a certificate along with a wallet sized operator permit card which is valid for 3 years.
Call us @ 1-800-543-8929 for a cost or to enroll your forklift operators for full certification. For company groups we can arrange training at your premises.