Forklifts have been part and parcel of modern day operations of manufacturing/logistics outfits. The machines are very useful in lifting and moving of heavy and bulky loads around factory floor and storage area. However, these useful machines could turn to be a big threat to workers’ safety if not properly handled and maintained. Statistics indicated that many serious accidents, some involve fatalities, have occurred due to improper handling or poorly maintained of forklifts.
It is the responsibility of employer to ensure forklifts not only handled by trained and qualified personnel but also properly maintained. This competency based training program is designed to ensure forklift operators understand the principles of safe forklift operations as well as able to handle the forklifts safely. The program will covers extensively of theory followed by hands-on operating and conducting autonomous maintenance of forklifts. At the end of program, each participant will be tested on theory as well as practical on handling of forklifts. Certificate of Competency will be issued to those achieving the required competency level.
The program must be conducted in client premise and client is required to provide 1 unit of forklift, 24 pallets, 2 nos. of empty metal or plastic drums (200 liter capacity), 12 nos of traffic cones.
The program is suitable for all level of employees whom are required to operate forklift but don’t have proper knowledge about the machine.