Telehandler Training

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Arctic Response Canada Ltd. provides Basic telehandler training for operators that have little to no experience using a telehandler or as workplace remedial training. This training meets CSA standard (CSA B335-15) and WSCC Counter Balanced Forklifts Code of Practice.  The skills learnt in this training will be used daily on the worksite by telehandler operators.  

Basic training is a sixteen-hour program that will be delivered in the classroom for the knowledge portion (4hrs) and outdoors for the practical portion (12hrs).  Each student will receive a minimum of 2 hours of seat time in order to practice and develop their skills.   

Course Content

  • Legislation and regulations applicable to the operation of lift trucks
  • Company policies and procedures
  • Operating manual
  • Lift truck features and safety equipment
  • Stability
  • Capacity plate and location
  • Preoperational inspection
  • Start-up
  • Travelling, with and without a load
  • Pedestrians
  • Load handling
  • Ramps and grades
  • Personnel lifting, lowering, and supporting
  • Workplace-specific hazards
  • Procedures for shutdown/leaving the operator’s position
  • Refuelling

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