FORKLIFT AWARENESS TRAINING
This non-examination course serves as an introduction to the basic principals of lifting so that managers and supervisors have a better understanding of the challenges and issues surrounding safe use of forklifts. The course is aimed at process managers, maintenance managers, logistics managers, construction managers, project managers and all supervisors etc who have exposure to and/or responsibility for lifting operations.
A key aim is to clarify and outline responsibilities in terms of safety, planning, inspection, day to day operation and record keeping. We can tailor the course to suit bespoke requirements and large or small groups.
Forklift Awareness Training Manual
Supplemental Handouts and Related Materials
Types of Equipment Covered
Hi-Lift Truck / Vertical Mast Forklift/ Pedestal Forklift
Low -Lift Truck
Narrow Aisle Rider Truck
Rough Terrain Forklifts
Container / Top Loaders
Attachments and Accessories
Course duration is typically one to two days depending on course to be delivered.
In general terms OSHA/ANSI and LOLER/BS standards are covered.
Typical Topics Covered
Initial group survey to establish depth of knowledge
Terminology and Definitions
Operator Qualifications, Responsibilities and Conduct
Safe Operating Practices
Equipment Care and General Maintenance
Forklift Accident Causes and Prevention
Load Chart Interpretation
Warning Labels and Decals
Equipment Operational / Load Testing
Telehandler Safety Procedures
Container Top Loader Safety Procedures
Record keeping requirments.
Examination and Certificates
This is not an examination course. CIT Ghana certificates of attendence will be issue to all attendees.