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Telehandlers (Class VII)

Operators of telehandlers and other lifting devices are required to be competent in the operation of the equipment that they are using. The CSA B335-15 Safety Standards for Lift Trucks outlines general requirements for this equipment as well as operator training requirements. FSN Training follows these standards in its safety programs.



Course Details

This course provides the training and certification for anyone operating a Class VII Telehandler.

The course is intended for employees who operate telehandlers in the workplace. This program is designed for operators who have had some experience driving a telehandler without a licence or for those renewing their licence.

Length of Course: 8 Hours

Maximum Number of Students: 8
Prerequisites: Basic Forklift Experience
Validity: 3 Years

Regulatory References:

  • Occupational Health & Safety Act

  • Ontario Construction Regulation 213/91

  • Ontario Industrial Regulation 851

  • CSA B335-15


Equipment must be available on-site for hands-on component.

Course Content

  • Standards and Regulations

  • Stability of a Lift Truck

  • Operator Responsibilities

  • Pre-operational Safety Check

  • Safe Operation of a Telehandler

  • Safe Refueling Procedures

  • Equipment Inspection

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