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Hertz Equipment Rental can deliver Equipment Safe Operation Training to our customers using our qualified instructors for the following equipment we rent:
- Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklifts) as required by OSHA 1910.178 and 1926.602, and CSA(B)355/Canadian Provincial Requirements:
- Internal Combustion Engine Trucks (solid/cushion tires) (Class IV)
- Internal Combustion Engine Trucks (pneumatic tires) (Class V)
- Rough Terrain Forklift Trucks (straight/vertical mast and variable/extended reach (telescopic)(Class VII)
- Electric Motor Rider Trucks (Class I
- Electric Motor Narrow Aisle Trucks (Class II)
- Electric Motor Hand Trucks or Hand/Rider Trucks (Class III)
- Aerial Work Platforms covered by ANSI/SIA/CSA Standards:
- A92.3 Manually Propelled Elevating Aerial Platforms
- A92.5 Boom-Supported Elevating Work Platforms
- A92.6 Self-Propelled Elevating Work Platforms
- B354.4 Boom-Type Elevating Work Platforms
- B354.2/3 Self-Propelled Elevating Work Platforms
- B354.1 Elevating Rolling Work Platforms
Our training courses include:
- Formal instruction (e.g., lecture, discussion, written material, and manufacturer’s videotapes),
- Practical training (demonstrations and exercises performed by the trainee), and Evaluation of the operator’s performance in the workplace (in collaboration with customer).
And in our courses we review:
- Equipment Related Topics:
- Operating instructions, warnings and precautions
- Differences from automobile (forklift)
- Controls and instrumentation
- Engine or motor operation
- Steering and maneuvering
- Fork and attachment adaptation, operation, use (forklifts)
- Equipment capacity and stability
- Load charts (variable/extended reach forklifts)
- Equipment inspection (pre-operation inspection) and maintenance that the operator will be required to perform
- Refueling/Charging/ Recharging batteries
- Operating limitations
- Other instructions, etc.
- Workplace-Related Topics:
- Surface conditions
- Composition and stability of loads
- Load manipulation, stacking, unshackling (forklifts)
- Pedestrian traffic
- Narrow aisles and restricted areas
- Overhead obstructions and high voltage conductors
- Operating in hazardous (classified) locations
- Operating on ramps and sloped surfaces
- Potentially hazardous environmental conditions
- Operating in closed environments or other areas where poor ventilation or maintenance could cause carbon monoxide or diesel exhaust buildup
- Fall protection
- Requirements of the relevant Standards (OSHA/Provincial/ANSI/CSA) Upon customer request, we will review in our class the customer’s:
- Personal Protective Equipment requirements
- Plant/Site Specific Rules
After completing the Forklift Safe Operation Training Program, the participant will be able to:
- Identify hazards associated with the use of a forklift.
- Identify key points from She’s Forklift standard 1910.178/1926.602, other state-specific standards, and site-specific rules and procedures for operating a forklift safely.
- Identify key characteristics of the forklift (Counterbalance, Narrow Aisle, Motorized Hand Truck, or Rough Terrain) used for the work task.
- Define three key concepts related to the stability of a forklift:
- Center of Gravity
- Load Center
- Stability Triangle
- Identify forklift related items that must be checked in a pre-operational forklift safety
- inspection (Walk-Around/Observation, Operational, and Work Site) and complete a pre-operation inspection checklist in a hands-on training exercise.
- Identify safe practices and complete a hands-on training exercise for the following forklift operations:
- Additional situations/considerations
- Identify safe practices for refueling of internal combustion (propane, gasoline, and diesel) equipment.
- Identify safe practices for battery care and recharging for electric trucks.
- Complete an assessment of safe forklift operation knowledge with a score of 80% or above.
- State the procedure for becoming qualified to safely operate another forklift with different controls, fuel systems, and attachments.