With thousands of lift truck related injuries and fatalities occurring each year, this online Counterbalanced Forklifts course aims to reduce the risks related to sit-down, vertical mast forklifts by teaching you how to become a safe lift truck operator.
This course was written to comply with the requirements for theory training as outlined in both the CSA Standard B335-04 as well as the ANSI Standard B56.1.
FORKLIFT TRAINING (COUNTERBALANCED) ONLINE COURSE TOPICS
The need to reduce risk to people, products, and property
Lift truck fundamentals, including components and their functions
The principles of balance, stability, and capacity
The importance of a pre-operational inspection
The procedures for completing both a visual and operational inspection
How to safely enter, exit, and operate lift trucks
How to operate lift trucks around pedestrians
Guidelines for parking a lift truck
Safe methods for picking up, moving, and deploying loads
Procedures for surviving incidents
Safe procedures for fueling gasoline and diesel powered lift trucks
Safe procedures for replacing liquid petroleum tanks
The proper methods for changing, charging, and adding water to industrial batteries
This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.
Average Completion Time
Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 2 hours.
Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.
Certificate of Completion
Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.