(PRWEB) October 23, 2012
Those who are interested in a career as a forklift operator can now get their certification through Johnston Equipment. The leading provider of supply-chain management solutions, Johnston Equipment now offers forklift operator training. The name of the forklift training program is called Safety on the Move® – Operator Training which is CSCSC certified and is mostly a theory-based course program that covers a wide range of topics including batteries, loading docks, proper operating procedures and applicable regulations. Those students who are inexperienced or novice in actual forklift operation are also required to receive additional hands-on operating instruction to master the skills need to drive a forklift safely.
Content covered in the course includes:
- Safety best practices
- A checklist for the process of operating a lift
- Traveling with the lift truck
- Handling loads with the lift truck
- How to navigate ramps and loading docks
What’s more, it’s not just a matter of taking the class and passing, students must receive a mandatory 80% average to receive their certification. Plus, for hands-on testing, the evaluation is usually conducted following the completion of the theory modules and the instructor will visit the trainee at their facility to grade them on safety and driver competency.
For more information, please visit http://www.JohnstonEquipment.com
About Johnston Equipment
Johnston Equipment was established over 55 years and is the largest integrated material handling solutions provider in Canada. Johnston’s mission is to provide precision, cost-effective material handling equipment, systems and service solutions that maximize space, customer productivity and customer safety. Dedicated to helping companies achieve their operational goals, they have a true understanding of why customer satisfaction is top of mind in every transaction. Today, Johnston has 12 strategically located offices and partners with many Canadian companies to help satisfy various supply chain needs.
Johnston Equipment offers products and services including lift trucks, training, parts, storage solutions and material handling services.