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Industrial Lift Equipment Training

Industrial Lift Equipment Training



  • Two types of Counterbalances, Electric (Left) and Propane (Right)
  • Counterbalances are also commonly referred to as “forklift†or “lift truckâ€
  • There are attachments that can be used to make your work easier, but you do need to be trained on how to use them.

Industrial Lift Equipment Training

Narrow Aisle Reach


  • Has a “deadman†pedal for easy breaking
  • Depending on the make, a narrow aisle reach can carry up to 4500 lbs
  • Depending on the make, a narrow aisle reach can go as high as 30.5 feet up

Swing Reach


  • Requires different training from the Narrow Aisle Reach in order to operate it
  • Designed to maximize storage density
  • Depending on the make you can get tripe your storage capacity using a swing reach

Dock Stocker


  • Commonly referred to as a Reach Truck but the two have different operating systems
  • Made in two versions, a sit down and a stand up
  • Some models have an increased load capacity of 3000 to 5000 lbs.

Walkie/Walkie Rider


  • Also known as a pallet jack
  • Easy to maneuver and quick to respond to commands
  • Great for low level order picking

Scissor Lift


  • Also known as an aerial work platform, elevating work platform or mobile elevating work platform
  • Generally used for general maintenance
  • Usually capable of being set up and operated by a single person

Genie Boom


  • Also known as a Telescopic boom
  • Perfect for areas with limited access in construction and industrial applications
  • Easy to adjust drive speed

Zoom Boom


  • Designed for outdoor use in rough terrain
  • Depending on the make, the lift capacity is anywhere from 3000 lbs to 46000 lbs
  • Can also be used with attachments

Bucket Truck


  • A bucket truck is used for lifting and lowering workers to places that are too tall for ladders
  • Some are designed with a single or double arm boom
  • Cane be constructed of wood, fiberglass, metal or reinforced plastic

Order Picker


  • Order pickers are used to make the picking process as easy as possible for the operator
  • There are 3 different levels of order pickers: low, medium and high
  • Order pickers are sometimes referred to as a cherry picker

High Capacity Forklift


  • Depending on the model, lifting capacities range from 19000 to 105821 lbs
  • Different front end carriages available
  • A high capacity forklift makes light work of a heavy load

Contact us today to review your lift truck training requirements. Call 905 672-3600 or connect with us at info@safetyfirsttraining.ca

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