Legal Requirements as Required By the OHSA and Regulations
Section 25(2)(a),(d) and (h) and Regulation 851 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act include the requirements for training and certification of powered lift truck operators.
Training must meet the CSA Standard B335-15
Employers are required to ensure that workers have received instruction, training and testing in the operation of powered lift trucks. Workers must be familiar with the operating procedures of the truck that they will be operating and able to demonstrate competency in accordance with the Ministry of Labour’s “Guideline for the Safe Operation and Maintenance of Powered Lift Trucks“.
This training will provide you with information on:
- The legal requirements as defined in the Occupational Health & Safety Act
- How to inspect your Pallet Walkie
- Hazards: people, equipment, environment, materials
- Workplace policies and procedures: material handling and personal protective equipment
- Battery care and maintenance
- Course includes a documented Driving Evaluation of the operators driving skill
This program consists of 2 hours of theory based training. At the end of the theory based training each participant will be required to take part in an Operator Driving Evaluation. This evaluation consists of having the operators use the equipment they would be authorized to operate in the environment that they will be working in.
Who Should Attend?
This is a MANDATORY training program for anyone who is authorized to operate a Pallet Walkie
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We at Industrial Safety Trainers believe that we can make a difference; we provide training and consulting services that will change the way workers look at safety in the workplace. We offer a very unique way of training; a discussion based method of learning. Our trainers are intelligent, knowledgeable and experienced in the subjects they teach but most importantly, they are passionate about safety training.
We operate offices out of Barrie, Ottawa and Iqaluit, Nunavut. Industrial Safety Trainers is becoming one of the largest training providers in Canada. Training can take place at a variety of different training venues such as our state of the art mobile training center called the Safety Bus, our conference center and boardroom located at our head office in Barrie and other locations that we feel are appropriate for training courses to be delivered.
“We believe the goal of making a workplace safe should not be a burden to the employer, it should be easy and affordable. We strive to ensure that our clients are educated about the applicable provincial and federal safety laws and how they should be applied.”