Target Participant: All Forklift Operators
Prerequisites:  Valid Medical Certificate
Duration: 2 Day
Participant Numbers: Minimum of 5, Maximum of 8
Certificate: Provided
Location:  Theory and practical on site in the workplace.
Validity:  3 Years
WS06 is designed to give the course participants practical knowledge on how to operate a forklift safely, correctly and skillfully and be familiar with the company operating procedures.
Topics Covered;

  • Introduction and Definition of Forklift Trucks
  • Responsibilities of a Forklift Driver
  • Company Requirementstop falling-load
  • Basic Maintenance Checks
  • Types and Capacity of Forklifts
  • Stability of Loads
  • Unsafe Factors in Forklift Operation
  • Safe Forklift Operations
  • Coordination and Communication
  • Loading and Unloading of Loads
  • Safe Lifting of Loads
  • Practical Loading / Unloading and Lifting of Load
Top_Forklift_Safety_Violations-Creative_Safety_Supply-250x250Clothing: All participants are required to wear designated workplace workwear, work boots (NOT Flip Flops),eye protection, and any other required PPE.
Health Requirements: All participants must sign a health form confirming they are physically capable of participating in training. It is advised that employers require their staff to undertake a fitness and medical assessment prior to the training to ensure employee capacity. FIRESAFE reserves the right to refuse participation of any individuals we believe to not be in a medical or physical condition to safely undertake the training.