Target Audience:

En-Safe (1992) Lift Truck training is primarily targeted for experienced operators.

The course is designed to include theory (less than 25%), hands-on practical, and application to both the theory and practical. Training can be customized to include policies, procedures, and/or equipment specific to your organization.

It is required to be conducted at the Client’s location. The chosen location is required to represent a typical work area, loads, and tasks that the Participants will be operating the Lift Truck. The training consists of a tour of the Clients facility or site, examining typical loads and tasks, and the hands-on practical is required to be conducted on the Clients Equipment. The Lift Truck used for the practical is required to have a valid annual inspection.

ETS offers other levels of Lift Training, for any business solution. For other alternatives please go to SafetyABC.

Duration:

  • Course typically 9 hours
    • Refer to SafetyABC for other alternatives

Design Criteria that may apply:

In addition to applicable legislation and CSA Z1001 (Occupational health and safety training) and ANSI® Z490.1 (ANSI Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training):

  • CSA B335 – Safety Standard for Lift Trucks
  • ANSI B56 – B56 series of Lift Truck Standards

FAQs:

Is there a pre-requisite required?

Yes, participants are required to be experienced operators. Participants are required to demonstrate the operation of a lift. For those that are not experienced, they are welcomed, however the documentation and certificate will only note that they attended the course. There is alternatives for the Client, contact ETS for further details.

Is the training transferable from Employer to Employer?

No, En-Safe (1992) training is not intended to be transferable from employer to employer. Training is also typically tailored to participants needs.

Does the training qualify the participant to operate any Lift Truck?

No, the participants wallet card and certificate will identify the B335-15 CSA standard that is applicable, and also the associated class. The class is dependent on what equipment, the hands-on practical is conducted on. Post-training application instruction may be required, even for equipment in the same class. This is clearly communicated to participants, and what is require to be completed.

I thought the training was 15 to 30 minutes, an hour, 2 hour etc.?

En-Safe (1992) conducts defensible training to meet the applicable Standards. It is not a legislative requirement to meet the CSAB354 standard with respect to training requirements, however we strongly recommend to do so. For alternatives, refer to SafetyABC.

Is the training acknowledged in other jurisdictions?

Since, the training does meet the CSA B335-15 standard, the training could be supplemented with post-training application instruction, applicable to the appropriate legislative jurisdiction, delivered by a Competent Person. Some restrictions may apply.

How long is the training valid for?

There is a 3 year recommended expiry.

Can the training be conducted at our location or on site?

Yes, En-Safe (1992) does not conduct open-enrollment lift truck training. The training is required to be conducted at the Clients location, which represents typical work areas, loads, and tasks that the participants would be operating the lift truck.

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