WHO SHOULD ENROLL IN FORKLIFT OPERATORS SAFETY TRAINING?
Employers are required to show documented evidence of their staffs regular safety training and competency on forklift operation. Staff operating Class 1 though 6 must be competent to operate a powered industrial truck safely, as it applies specifically to their job. Refresher training should be provided when staff are operating the vehicle unsafely, been involved in an accident or near miss, assigned a different type of truck or conditions in the workplace change that could affect the safe operation of their vehicle. We provide training with your equipment at your facility. Minimum group size is required.
Forklift training is required as per the Occupational health and safety legislation in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Applicable legislation in Alberta is with OH&S part 19 – Powered Mobile Equipment. The recognized standard for CSA across Canada for Forklifts is CSA Standard B335-04. For OH&S and OSHA in the US, certification and recertification of forklift operators for Class 1 through is required.
3 year certification –
The employer is provided with an Operator competency report with recommendations for improvements. A diploma and wallet sized operator permit card is presented to those participants successfully completing the safety training program.
PRACTICAL OPERATION OF FORKLIFT:
This dynamic program allows time for hands-on practical training while driving a forklift while performing various skills throughout an obstacle course. This is set up at your employers facility using their forklifts and in house staff.
Each student receives an Operator Safety Training Performance Evaluation that is provided to the employer for recommendations on skill level and practice required.
Students receive a book with theory and guidelines for competent operation of a forklift/counterbalanced lift truck. An extensive material review and a question and answer period.are included. Movies, powerpoints and models of the vehicles illustrate the critical objectives of forklift operation. . The program covers the Objectives for Safe Operation, the Stability Triangle, legislation, jobsite hazard assessments, components and operating controls, data plates and decals, speed factors, handling fuels and batteries, fundamentals of lift truck operation, load handling, travelling, confined area operation, daily inspection, emergency response, and practical exercises.
An exam is administered to test the students knowledge.
TIME LINE FOR PROGRAM:
We recommend one day for experienced drivers and 2 days for novice operators. This involves half classroom and half hands on experience.
Allstar Enviro Safety Registration Policies
AllstarEnviroSafety greatly values your business. In order to provide consistency and equality for all our students and clients, exceptions to the following policies will not be offered.
COVID 19 Policy
Please do not attend the class if you have COVID 19 symptoms. Wearing masks is optional and at your own discretion.
Refund / Transfer and No Show Policies:
To be eligible for a full refund or to transfer to a new course, notification in writing, must be received no less than five (5)business days prior to the start date (excluding the day of the course).
If you are ill, a medical note can be sent for credit or course date transfer, upon our discretion. No shows without 5 days written notice or late arrivals (over 15 minutes) will not be refunded.
On-line Courses - All registrations are final and no Refunds are available.
AllstarEnviro Safety Course Cancellations:
AllstarEnviroSafety reserves the right to cancel classes. Cancellation notices are via email or phone. In the unlikely event that your training course does not take place after your booking has been confirmed, we will make every effort to reschedule the course and you will be offered an alternative date to take the course issued.
Blended first aid courses can not be refunded. Once the link is sent to a client, we cannot obtain a refund from the First aid institution.
A course prerequisite: any requirement a program identifies as necessary for a student to have successfully completed before taking the course. For example, H2S Alive, Common Safety Orientation and Ground Disturbance require that you bring government issued picture i.d. to the class. For recertification of CPR and First Aid, H2S Alive Blended Renewal. It is a requirement to send us the ticket to prove that the card has not expired yet.
It is the right of AllstarEnviro Safety and/or the instructor to cancel a student's registration in a course if the student has not satisfied the published prerequisites for the course. Failure to provide proof of prerequisites on the day of the training will result in a full forfeit of course fees. Students are ultimately responsible for knowing and adhering to course prerequisites.
Third Party Registrations and Payments (companies, parents, spouses, friend, etc.)
As a third-party registrant, you agree to these policies on behalf of the student. It is the third party’s responsibility to ensure that all communication for the program is received by the student. AllstarEnviroSafety will not release any of the Student’s personal information, to the third party without the Student’s prior written consent including grades, or copies of tickets.
Some risk is inherent in all courses. Many programs include lifting, hanging from a tripod, putting on breathing apparatus, rescuing and doing compressions repeatedly. By enrolling and participating in these courses, it is understood that you are aware of this element of risk and accept it as an integral part of the activity. For those of you with any limitations, please identify them at the time of registration so we can do our best to accommodate your needs.
Cell phones, Cameras and Electronic devices
For the protections of our student’s privacy, the use of personal electronic devices for recording, photographing and video purposes is strictly prohibited. Please use electronic devices respectfully in all areas.
Our programs require a certain level of literacy and a grasp of the English language to pass. Most programs do not accommodate an oral exam. In addition, please bring your necessary hearing aids and glasses so that the student can grasp the program being delivered.
AllstarEnviroSafety strives to provide our students with a safe and appropriate environment to facilitate learning. If AllstarEnviro Safety staff determine that a student’s behavior is disruptive or threatening, the staff may take any action he or she deems prudent to protect themselves. This can include discussing the matter with the student, asking the student to leave or calling the police.