Forklift Safety Training

Delivery Options: In-class, Virtual Classroom, Blended

Course Profile:

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On-site OR

Custom Pricing

What You'll Learn

This course trains participants how to become a safe and efficient forklift operator. It encompasses theory, hands-on operation, knowledge and practical evaluation.

Who Should Attend

All workers who use a forklift / lift-truck.

  • Forklift Operators
  • Warehouse staff
  • Freight Handlers

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize an employer’s responsibilities for ensuring workers are competent in operating a forklift
  • Differentiate types of operating hazards
  • List the steps involved in conducting a pre-operation inspection
  • Identify the overall considerations for operating a forklift
  • Describe the requirements for loading and unloading
  • Define safe use for various forklift components
  • Summarize basic safe operating procedures
  • Describe the employers’ requirements for preventing injury during forklift operation

Course Outline

  • Course Introduction
  • Related Government legislation
  • Forklift Training Certification Safety Video
  • Responsibilities of the workers, supervisors and employers
  • Identify various types of lift trucks
  • Pre-operational checks
  • Inspection, maintenance, and records
  • Lift capacity and load limitations
  • Fuel safety for both electric and propane equipment
  • Safe operating procedures

Group Training Discounts

Group Training Discount Discount
3-5 participants 10%
6-9 participants 15%
10+ participants 20%


  1.  Participants must be from the same organization.
  2. Participants must register for the same course.
    However, course dates and locations can vary.
  3. Registrations must be received by Spark Safety at
    the same time.

Legislative Reference

  • Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • The CSA Safety Standard for Lift Trucks (CSA-B335-15)

Course Material

  • Participant Manual