Training Programs & Schedules

Forklift – Safe Operation of a Lift Truck

Course Length – 8 Hours (8:30am – 4:30pm)

Our Safe Operation of a Lift Truck Program has been used widely in the area and is noted to be entertaining as well as accurate and comprehensive. This course is designed and delivered by Certified Safety Professionals to comply with the Ministry of Labours Guidelines and CSA Standard B335-94, as well as incorporate the International Truck Associations Recommended Practices. The (2) part course covers (A) the theory of operation as well as (B) the onsite skills evaluation.

The course consists of the following topics:

  • MOL Guidelines and CSA Standard B335-94 and current amendments
  • Safe operating procedures
  • Theory of operation and stability
  • Pre-operation inspection
  • Principals of material handling equipment
  • Safe Handling of Propane Cylinders
  • Batteries
  • Performing evaluations


Legislative Reference:

51.(2) A lifting device shall be operated,
(a) only by
(i) a competent person; or
(ii) a worker being instructed who is accompanied by a competent person
Ont. Reg. 851 – Industrial Establishments s. 51(2)
Ont. Reg. 213/91 Construction Projects 96. (1)

2017 Upcoming Course Dates

  • To request course dates:
    519.758.0819 or email

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