Telehandler Variable Reach Forklift
- Machinery and Equipment
TELEHANDLER (VARIABLE REACH FORKLIFT) ONLINE COURSE
When working with a telehandler (also known as a variable reach forklift, telescopic forklift, telescopic handler, or zoom boom), the biggest hazard is unsafe operation. Fortunately, this means that the majority of telehandler incidents and fatalities can be avoided through proper training.
This online Telehandler (Variable Reach Forklift) course is designed to help you develop the competency needed to operate your telehandler safely, while maintaining full control of the equipment and complying with the laws governing its operation. After completing this telehandler training, you will have learned your legislated responsibilities as a telehandler operator, how to identify telehandler components and their functions, how to travel and handle loads safely, and more.
This course was written to comply with the requirements for theory training as outlined in both the CSA Standard B335-15 as well as the ANSI Standard B56.6.
Telehandler (Variable Reach Forklift) Online Course Topics
- Telehandler components
- Safety symbols, operator?s manual, and load charts
- Site inspections
- Safe operation around power lines
- Walk-around inspections and function checks
- Legislated requirements for safe operation
- Safe travelling techniques
- The principles of balance and stability
- Centre of gravity
- Lift techniques
- Refuelling, parking, and shutting down a telehandler
I-CAB Recognized Course
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