Forklift Training

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Forklift and Lift Truck Safety & Operations Training

Our Forklift Training program prepares workers to properly handle and control lift trucks and forklifts in the workplace. Completing forklift training will help you perform adequate pre-operational checks, learn the CSA Standard B335-94, understand the stability triangle, and keep your employees safe. It is important to understand the health risks and hazards associated with forklift operation in order to prevent them from occurring.

Frequently Asked Questions

In Ontario, there’s no such thing as a forklift license. You need to complete a forklift training program to acquire a forklift certification that is accredited by the CSA (Canadian Standards Association). This certification is sometimes also referred to as a forklift license.

We offer health & safety training for employers, managers, supervisors, employees, health and safety committee representatives, and contractors – in both private sector and government. If that’s you or someone in your organization, get in touch with ASI today!

Being forklift certified means that you have sufficient training and knowledge for operating a forklift. Employers do everything in their power to create a safe workplace, and having the proper certification means that you comply with the safety advocacy of the company. Having the required training and certification can substantially reduce the number of workplace accidents, damages, and injuries – especially when operating with heavy machinery. Not to mention that it is illegal to operate a forklift without the necessary accreditation.

Yes. ASI has a breadth and depth of knowledge and experience when it comes to government. We’re Ottawa-based and work closely with the federal government to develop and deliver training that is best suited for government employees. We are an NMSO approved vendor for the Government of Canada. We have worked with more than 60 federal government department and agencies.

Not at all! While we offer training for different industries that includes specific equipment and safety, ASI offers safety training to a wide range of businesses and organizations. We have worked with countless clients on training for various office situations, including workplace harassment & violence prevention, first aid / CPR, ergonomics and much more.

A forklift certification (also referred to as forklift license) is valid for 3 years in Ontario. After the 3-year period, you will need to get re-certified via a practical and theoretical assessment to comply with Ontario’s safety regulations.

Our course instructors and facilitators and instructors come from a truly varied background. They are educated and experienced in their fields, so they are practitioners first. We’ve also hand-selected our facilitators as those with “people skills,” able to impart knowledge in a friendly and user-friendly manner. Check out our reviews!

Yes. We are constantly enhancing and upgrading our course offering. New courses will be added as laws and regulations change, and as demand for specific online training appears. If you have a topic in mind that you’d like to see offered as online training, please let us know! ASI offers our clientele customized training in both online format as well as in person. If your organization requires ongoing training for new and existing staff on a specific subject, we can work with you to develop a course that you can utilize repeatedly and reap the cost benefits.

In Ontario, it is illegal to operate a forklift if you are under the age of 18 or if you do not have the necessary forklift certification from completing a training program. Contact Auspice Safety Inc. today to get registered for a forklift certification training program.