While working with a telehandler (also known as a zoom boom or variable reach forklift), one of the biggest hazards is unsafe operation. This means that training in telehandler safety and operation are crucial in the prevention of incidents.
This online telehandler training course is designed to help you develop the skills and knowledge required to operate your telehandler safely. It will also ensure that you are aware of any relevant laws that govern telehandler operation.
Course Duration: Approximately 75 minutes.
A full list of topics covered in this course include:
• Telehandler components and their functions.
• Safety symbols, the operator manual, and reading load charts.
• Site inspection procedures.
• Safe operation around power lines and other hazards.
• Walk-around inspections and function checks.
• Legislated requirements for safe operation.
• Safe driving and load transportation techniques.
• The principles of balance and stability.
• The importance of the center of gravity when carrying a load.
• Safe lifting techniques and procedures.
• Refueling, parking, and powering down procedures.
This online telehandler training course utilizes an assessment to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% or higher must be achieved in order to pass this course. This course may be taken 2 additional times (3 total attempts) if this score is not achieved on the first attempt. Review all course information thoroughly to ensure a passing grade.
Upon receiving a mark of 80% or higher, a certificate of completion will be made available for download and print. This certificate is valid for 3 years from the date of completion unless otherwise specified by an employer, legislation, or other authority. Please note: this certificate is not a telehandler license. For full certification, a practical skills assessment is also required. See our Telehandler Training for more details.
This course has been written to comply with the requirements for theory outlined in:
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