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Forklift training

Burpengary, QLD

Subject: Driving

Forklift training

These days there is a lot more to operating a forklift that just lifting pallets up and down. Under the new Chain of Responsibility Legislation loaders and packers have legal obligations whenever they have an influence in road transport.

There are many trainers in the market that will teach you how to use a forklift, but with Smiths, we will teach you how to operate one and a whole lot more.

Course Topics

Your and your employers obligations for Workplace Health and Safety
The forklift Code of Practice
Your obligations under Chain...

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Forklift training

These days there is a lot more to operating a forklift that just lifting pallets up and down. Under the new Chain of Responsibility Legislation loaders and packers have legal obligations whenever they have an influence in road transport.

There are many trainers in the market that will teach you how to use a forklift, but with Smiths, we will teach you how to operate one and a whole lot more.

Course Topics

Your and your employers obligations for Workplace Health and Safety
The forklift Code of Practice
Your obligations under Chain of Responsibility
Your obligations under the new Fatigue Management laws
How to safely load/unload a truck
How to distribute weights over axle groups
Load Restraint
Different types of forklifts, attachments and their rated capacities
Forklift stability
JSA’s and risk assessments
Hazard identification
Personal Protective Equipment
Accident and incident reporting
The safe operation of a forklift truck
Electrical safety
Correct type of forklift to use in a confined space
Pre start up and shut down procedures
Three points of contact
Safety procedures in the event of a forklift tip over

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When

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Where

18 Buttress Ct
Burpengary, QLD 4505

Skill level

Beginner

 

The teachers

Smiths Training Services provides workplace training and heavy vehicle driver training in Australia, New Zealand and throughout...

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Smiths Training Services provides workplace training and heavy vehicle driver training in Australia, New Zealand and throughout the Pacific Region. We also offer quality machinery operations training and certification. Based in Brisbane, Qld, Smiths Training provides training all over Australia, New Zealand and the greater Pacific Region. At Smiths Training Services, we provide first class driver and operations training anywhere in Australia and the Pacific Region.

For driver training and or licensing for anything from forklifts, dangerous goods trucks to working at heights, Smiths Training do it all.

At Smiths Training Services we will come to you, saving you time and money. We will provide quality training at your place of work utilising equipment that your employees may already be familiar and comfortable with. This is where your savings come into place. We utilise your vehicles at your workplace, allowing the trainee to continue working within the workplace with a qualified instructor at their side equaling no loss of productivity.

We will teach any of your employees how to drive a truck safely and professionally. From the company CEO to sales staff, mechanics, yard persons and anyone in between, Smiths Training quality driving courses are perfect. We prepare your drivers (employees and you) for licence advancement, from car to light rigid (LR licenses), medium rigid (MR licensing), heavy rigid (HR licensing), heavy combination and multi-combination vehicles. Smiths Training Services can also provide some of your drivers with a brush up on their driving/operation skills.

As a Certificate IV qualified heavy vehicle driver trainer and assessor, registered with Queensland Transport, I will ensure that all training and assessments meet the standard requirements to reach a competent level, as required by State and Federal legislations. We also ensure that you are meeting the National Driver Training Organisations (NDTO) code of conduct.

All driver training, assessments and evaluations will be completed with a written report, with the outcome of the performance discussed with the driver. We even offer pre-employment driving evaluations with a written report.

Safe staff are crucial for a safe workplace. Licenses and courses are suitable for the mining industry, construction, warehousing and many other workplaces and industries in the Pacific Region.

Training is vital for a successful workforce.

BE SAFE, NOT SORRY !

Training Services Summary

Smiths Training Services offer a range of courses, licenses and certificates to suit you, your industry, workplace and staff. Below is a summary of the machinery, vehicles and courses we offer.

Our instructor has fulfilled the qualifications required to carry out the role of an accredited driver trainer for heavy vehicle classes LR through to MC. I also meet Queensland Transports Q-SAFE testing standards and the statutory conditions of accreditation for driver trainers (including the Code of Conduct). I also keep up to date with the legislations of the various States and Territories road rules.

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