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8 hour training program


Use of lifting devices within Ontario is regulated within the Occupational Health and Safety Act and it’s associated Regulations. A lifting device operator must be qualified as a Competent Person, as defined by the Act.

Our Lift Truck Operation training program is designed to not only assist clients with ensuring legal compliance, but to provide operators with the information and skills necessary to prevent accidents, reduce equipment damage and increase productivity.

Operators are given both a written test and a hands-on practical evaluation. This course will provide the attendee with a Lift Truck Certificate upon successful completion of both the theoretical and practical components of the program.


Training Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand applicable legislation.

  • Identify applicable standards and codes (i.e. Canadian Standards Association, Ministry of Labour guidelines, etc.).

  • Understand the basic principles of lift truck design and operation.

  • Identify the parts of a truck & fuel sources (battery / propane).

  • Understand propane handling and safety awareness.

  • Conduct a pre-shift inspection.

  • Understand general safety rules and guidelines.


Target Audience:
  • All personnel that operate lift trucks.

  • All personnel that supervise lift truck operators.


Course Length and Options:

This certification training program involves a full day of theory. It also includes a 20-30 minute practical follow-up evaluation (on a separate training day) for each participant. STACS Inc. also offers re-certification program options.

Participants that successfully complete the training program will be provided with a Record of Training (ROT), in the form of a training certificate and wallet card.

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