Lift Truck Training / Tow  Motor safety consultants

Lift Truck Training

Evaluation Process

Lift Truck Evaluation

The BRight Group offers onsite lift truck training in select cities in the USA and throughout Ontario including: Toronto, Hamilton, Mississauga, Markham, Simcoe, St. Catharines, Buffalo, New York and Detroit.

Lift Truck Evaluation

The lift truck training / tow motor evaluation driver safety review will involve the following: All lift truck drivers completing the "driver evaluation" must have successfully completed "concepts of safe & efficient driving" training. Each driver of an industrial lift truck will be tested in the safe and efficient use of your equipment. Lift truck training whenever possible will be done during production.

This will allow us to do the trainees's lift truck training evaluation under the conditions the drivers will be required to operate their industrial lift truck./ reach truck under. Upon successful completion of the lift truck driver operator training program, participants will be "Certified" as Industrial forklift drivers. Other lifting devices we can get your employees trained in includes pallet truck training, aerial lift training and overhead cranes. Remember, besides forklift training we offer fall arrest training, lockout tagout, manlift training and many more industrial safety courses.

Lift Truck Evaluation Outline

Each Driver Will Be Required To Complete A Pre-Shift Inspection.

  • Forks at correct height
  • Smooth stopping
  • Forks level before entering
  • Load is centered
  • Load is stable for lifting and transporting
  • Load is all the way to heel of forks
  • Proper tilt for type of load
  • Looks before backing up
  • Stops at all blind corners
  • Proceeds with load at safe height
  • Proceeds at safe speed
  • How to deal with obstructed view

Observe Lift Truck Driver Operator Stacking The Load

  • Approach with load down
  • Looks behind before backing out
  • Raising load
  • Smooth operation
  • Levels load before putting in place
  • Gently places load
  • Insures all people are at a safe distance
  • Aware of rear end swing

PROPANE CYLINDER EXCHANE Observation (If Applicable)

Parking A Tow Motor

  • Forks flat
  • Tilt forward
  • Parking brake on

lift truck types being used

  • Hand Pallet Truck
  • Walkie low lift truck (powered pallet truck, usually electrically powered)
  • Rider low lift truck
  • Towing Tractor
  • Walkie Stacker
  • Rider stacker
  • Reach truck (small forklift, designed for small aisles, usually electrically powered, so-named because the forks can extend to reach the load)
  • Electric counterbalanced truck
  • IC Counterbalanced Truck
  • Sideloader
  • Telescopic Handler
  • Walkie Order Picking Truck
  • Rider Order Picking truck (commonly called an "Order Picker"; like a small forklift, except the operator rides up to the load and transfers it article by article)
  • Articulated Very Narrow Aisle Counterbalanced trucks (commonly called "Flexi or Bendi Truck")
  • Guided Very Narrow Aisle truck - 'Man Down' (a type of reach truck designed for aisles less than five feet wide) and 'Man Riser' Combination pickcle Picker/
  • Stacker truck
  • Truck Mounted Forklift / Side Loader
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