Nationally Accredited Operator Training
Johnston Equipment’s Forklift Operator Training programs are accredited through the Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council and are in compliance with federal and provincial safety standards. Our comprehensive, scalable suite of operator training is ideal for both smaller and larger, multiple-location companies who require accredited, consistent forklift operator training solutions. As an added benefit forklift training is available through convenient in-person and online formats with expiration reminders to ensure your staff is current and up to date with the latest standards and certification requirements.
Our Training Courses
Fall Protection Training
Fall Protection Training provides material handling operators with an understanding of the safe use and care of fall protection equipment. Training includes a simulated emergency lowering procedure experience on relevant equipment such as an Orderpicker, Swing Reach Truck, Scissor Lift, or Boom Lift. This program supports employer compliance, especially with CSA Z259 including equipment selection, anchorage requirements and other FAS requirements and ensures employers meet Fall Protection Training obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act & Regulations.
Mobile Elevated Work Platform
The Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) course introduces material handling operators to the principles and practices critical to the safe operation of an MEWP (example: Scissor lift, Boom lift & Vertical personnel platform) in the workplace. This course is designed to introduce both experienced and inexperienced AWP operators to the principles and practices critical to the safe operation of an MEWP, and ensure material handling operators are able to apply safe and correct operating procedures in the workplace.
Safety is everyone’s responsibility. The Supervisory Awareness course helps you to promote safety through strategic training of your supervisory personnel, enabling them to raise safety awareness within specified areas within the warehouse environment such as Slip, Trips & Falls, Safety and the Law, and Storage Racking Awareness.
Steps to Safety™ - Pedestrian Awareness
Designed to complement your other training programs, Steps to Safety - Pedestrian Awareness program teaches pedestrians how to act responsibly around lift trucks to create a more secure and productive environment. Pedestrians are instructed on the concepts and behaviours that prevent injury.
Train the Trainer
Train the Trainer is a multi-day program which trains up to four in-house individuals to deliver material handling equipment operator safety training to your employees. The program provides both an introduction to the concepts and principles of safe use or operation of the material handling equipment along with practical instruction on the testing and evaluation of operators. Your Train the Trainer session is tailored to your operation, equipment and needs. As well, the program stresses important guidelines concerning how to coordinate workplace safety policies and procedures with safety practices supported by the SAFETY ON THE MOVE training programs. Train the trainer programs are available for Lift truck, Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) & Fall protection
Practical Skills Instructor Training – Lift Truck
This program is designed for the individual(s) who will do in-house operator practical safety training & testing. The session combines our nationally accredited Online Theory Training Program with practical instruction on the testing and evaluation of forklift operators. Your session is tailored to your operation, equipment and needs. As well, the program stresses important guidelines concerning how to coordinate workplace safety policies and procedures with safety practices supported by the SAFETY ON THE MOVE - Online Theory Training Program.
Comprehensive Training Solutions
Johnston Equipment’s additional forklift training programs are designed to drive productivity and safety. From Pedestrian to Fall Protection to Aerial Work and Supervisory Awareness, Johnston Equipment boasts the most comprehensive forklift training programs within our industry. No one is more committed to training your team for success and keeping your operation running smoothly.
Complete the contact form below and our Forklift Training Specialist will contact you to discuss how we can help you train your team.