Forklift Operator

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Course Aims:

The novice forklift training course will provide delegates with the knowledge and skills required to operate an industrial forklift truck safely and effectively.
It will allow the operator to stack and de-stack at various levels safely, carry out checks and renew their safety awareness.

The course will cover..

  • Introduction
  • Have a working knowledge of the operator’s handbook for the particular machine to be used – Reach, Counterbalance, Side Load and Pedestrian Pallet (PPT) trucks
  • Starting, moving and stopping the truck – be able to locate and identify steering, driving and braking controls and explain their functions
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain the functions
  • Be able to identify the different types of pallet/stacker trucks
  • Controls and instruments
  • Pre-use inspection and maintenance
  • Safely mount and dismount the machine
  • Stacking and de-stacking
  • Configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it safely; laden and unladen, in open and con- fined areas
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
  • Carry out lifting and load handling tasks
  • Fit, adjust and or remove attachments
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for machine transportation

• Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures

This course can be adapted to for experienced users and can be done as a refresher course

For more information, pricing and availability contact us…

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