Instructor-forklift

PREREQUISITE

Participants must be experienced in driving forklifts. They must also have good communication skills and demonstrate a serious interest in regards to the safety rules relating to the operation of forklifts.

 

AIMED CUSTOMERS

Any responsible person who meets the prerequisite described above.

 

TIME FRAME

2 or 3 days.  The 3-day session is strongly recommended.

 

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS

1 to 3 participants

 

OBJECTIVES

       Be able to deliver a training session on the safe operation of forklifts in compliance with the B335-04 standard of the ROHS.

 

THEORETICAL CONTENT OF THE SESSION

  1. Statistics (involving forklifts)
  • Distribution of the number of serious and fatal accidents
  • Types of accidents
  • Types of injuries

 

  1. Regulations
  • Standards
  • Internal policy and directive

–  Procedure of wedge wheelers

–  Peripheral verification

– Parking

–  Etc.

  • Act respecting occupational health and safety (AOHS)

 

  1. Classification
  • Explain the characteristics of the various classes of forklifts in the workplace
  • Classes of forklifts

 

  1. Components of the forklift
  • Roof
  • Frame
  • Tires
  • Mast
  • Forks
  • Auxiliary device (side parting, clamp, etc.)

 

  1. Data plate
  • Capacity
  • Lifting height
  • Center of load
  • Identification
  • Auxiliary equipment

 

  1. Peripheral verification
  • Visual verification
  • Practical verification

Note that a report will be tailored to the equipment of your company

 

  1. Driving
  • Overturn
  • Stability triangle
  • Center of gravity
  • Parking
  • Pivot

 

  1. Stacking and unstacking
  • Stacking
  • Pallets
  • Maneuvers
  • Work environment in height
  1. Supply
  • Propane

–  Tank

–  Storage

–  Replacement of the tank

–  Verification

  • Battery

–  Principle of 3 x 8

–  Replacement of the battery

–  Density verification

v  Maintenance

 

ASSESSMENT OF THE ACADEMIC SESSION

Each participant will be required to deliver a theoretical portion of the content of the session.

 

CONTENT OF THE IN HOUSE PRACTICAL SESSION

  1. 1.       Develop exercises to test the driving skills of the forklifts suited to the equipment of the company.
  • Peripheral verification
  • Driving
  • Stacking
  • Unstacking
  • Parking
  • Battery and/or propane tank replacement
  1. 2.       Preparation of a practical assessment report of the participants.

 

ASSESSMENT OF THE PRACTICAL SESSION

Each participant will be required to evaluate another participant by the use of the exercises developed with the trainer.

 

AT THE END OF THE SESSION, EACH PARTICIPANT WILL RECEIVE:

  • Report of the instructor training session
  • Supporting documentation
  • Certificate and competency card
  • Participant manual (forklift driver)
  • Daily report adapted to an electric forklift
  • Daily report adapted to a propane forklift