Forklift Operator Safety Driving Training

 A forklift is a powerful tool that allows the movement and storage of product and materials efficiently and safely, provided that the employer provides the correct equipment and properly trains its operators. The main purpose of this forklift operator training is to create awareness on the risks associated with driving a forklift.  At the end of the training course delegates should be able to: 

  • Explain the different types of forklifts and their performance
  • Know how to balance a swinging load on a forklift
  • Know the different part of a forklift
  • Understand slinging methods and sling capacity.
  • Know how to pack and unpack loads using a forklift
  • Rationally evaluate loads to be lifted.
  • Perfectly know the functioning of forklift machine

The delegates should be able to demonstrate how to:

  • Do rigging safely.
  • Safely drive forklifts
  • Do the packing and unpacking of loads
  • Maintain the stability of a forklift during movement

 

Training Duration:

 

This forklift operator safety  driving training has a duration of two days with a ratio of 50% theory and 50% practice. This includes classroom presentations, discussion, exercises and practical sessions on trasnporting different types of loads, Starking and unsytarking. We can organise the training onsite in Cameroon, Chad, Congo, Central African Republic, Gabon and Equatorial Guinea

 

Training Prerequisite:

 

To take part in this  forklift operator safety  driving training, participants must be holders of atleast a category B or G drivers licence, provide evidence of a medical/eye test to confirm their depth of vision and that they are not colour blind. They should have basic understanding of either english or french

 

Who will Benefit from this Training

 

This forklift operator training course has been designed for forklift drivers, Riggers, Rigging foremen, Safety officers, roustabouts, helpers, supervisors and any employee called upon to operate a forklift.

Training Course Outline

 

THE FORKLIFT DRIVERS

  •     Age
  •     Professional training
  •     Qualification

FORKLIFTS

  •     Pre-use check up of forklift
  •     Displacing a forklift truck with load

WORLING SAFELY WITH FORKLIFTS

  •     Stability
  •     Lifting a load
  •     Displacement with load, Visibility
  •     Stacking and unstacking
  •     Palleting and unpalleting
  •     Handling arkward loads, tubes, pipes and unbalance loads

DISPLACEMENT AND TRANSPORTATION

    Displacing a forklift on the high way : the high way code  

DANGERS

  •     Electrical risks, Fall of material, Somersault, Special works, Filing the tank Parking the forklift
  •     Causes and Consequences of accident, Responsibilities
  •     Personal protective equipment
  •     What to do in case of accident

 

FORKLIFTS ACCESSORIES

PRACTICE

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