When working with a telehandler (also known as a variable reach forklift, telescopic forklift, telescopic handler, or zoom boom), the biggest hazard is unsafe operation. Fortunately, this means that the majority of telehandler incidents and fatalities can be avoided through proper training.
This online Telehandler (Variable Reach Forklift) course is designed to help you develop the competency needed to operate your telehandler safely, while maintaining full control of the equipment and complying with the laws governing its operation. After completing this telehandler training, you will have learned your legislated responsibilities as a telehandler operator, how to identify telehandler components and their functions, how to travel and handle loads safely, and more.
Telehandler (Variable Reach Forklift) Standards
This course was written to comply with the requirements for theory training as outlined in:
- CSA Standard B335-15
- ANSI Standard B56.6
- OSHA 1910.178