Act First Safety

Act First Safety Online Forklift / Lift Truck Training

REGISTRATION – Individual cost of this Lift Truck/Forklift program is only $125.00. There are several ways to register:

Option 1 – All customers/companies interested in setting up a customized learning management system (LMS) for their business, should call us direct to REGISTER(as discounts may apply).  Note: there is NO additional charge for the LMS setup. Call 416-283-7233 (local GTA) or Canada-wide toll free at 1-855-260-7233 to register.


Option 2 – For individuals that would like immediate registration, use the convenient online shopping cart by selecting the adjacent icon (or call us and we’ll get you registered), then enjoy your programs!  Thank you.

Safe Operation of a Forklift/Lift Truck Training Program

Forklifts/Lift trucks are integral pieces of equipment used to move and handle material safely and efficiently in many environments. Their widespread use requires that individuals working with and around lift trucks recognize hazards associated with the equipment and the environment in which they are operated.

Our Safe Operation of a Forklift/Lift Truck Program makes participants aware of their legal responsibilities and provides the required information to achieve the theory portion of becoming a competent operator. Once the course has been successfully completed, a certificate will be printed and must be signed in the space provided by a competent individual verifying that a hands-on practical evaluation has been completed within your facility.


  • Hazard Identification
  • Competency and General Responsibilities
  • Lift Truck Design and Classifications
  • Stability Principles
  • Pre-Operational Checks
  • Safe Operating Procedures
  • Fuel Sources

View an Online Lift Truck / Forklift Training demo (click on start button below)

Alberta Legislation

Occupational Health and Safety Code 2009

Section 64 – Operator requirements

An employer must ensure that a lifting device is only operated by a competent worker authorized by the employer to operate the equipment.

At the employer’s request, an operator, before operating a lifting device, must be able to demonstrate that the worker is competent in the equipment’s operation and knowledgeable about load charts and the code of signals for hoisting operations.
No worker other than the competent worker authorized by the employer may operate a lifting device.
British Columbia Legislation

OHS Regulations Part 16

Section 16.4 – Competency of operators

1. A person must not operate mobile equipment unless the person (a) has received adequate instruction in the safe use of the equipment, (b) has demonstrated to a qualified supervisor or instructor competency in
operating the equipment

Manitoba Legislation

Workplace Health and Safety Regulation 217/2006

“Powered lift truck” means powered mobile equipment that is (a) designed to allow the operator to lift, carry and unload a load

Section 22.29

2. No employer shall issue a certificate to a worker to operate a powered lift truck unless the employer has first ensured that the worker (a) has received instruction, training and testing in the operation of the powered
lift truck in accordance with a code of practice approved and issued under the Act; (b) is familiar with the operating procedures of the truck that the worker will be operating; and (c) has demonstrated competency in the operation of the truck that the worker will be operating in accordance with the code of practice referred to in
clause (a).

New Brunswick Legislation


1. An employer shall ensure that an industrial lift truck (b) is operated by a competent employee, “Competent” means (a) qualified, because of such factors as knowledge, training and experience, to do assigned work in a manner that will ensure the health and safety of persons, (b) knowledgeable about the provisions of the Act and the regulations that apply to the assigned work, and (c) knowledgeable about potential or actual danger to health or safety connected with the assigned work

Newfoundland/Labrador Legislation

REGULATION 70/09 – Section 252

1. A person shall not operate mobile equipment unless he or she (a) has received adequate instruction and has demonstrated to a supervisor or instructor that he or she is a competent equipment operator; (b) has been authorized to operate mobile equipment

Nova Scotia Legislation

Occupational Health & Safety – General Regulations Part 7

Section 56 – General Provisions

“An employer shall ensure that a hoist, industrial lift truck or powered mobile equipment (a) is operated by a designated competent person”

Ontario Legislation

Industrial Establishments Regulation 851 – Section 51(2)

“A lifting device shall be operated, (a) only by (i) a competent person, or (ii) a worker being instructed who is accompanied by a competent person”

Prince Edward Island Legislation

Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Section 33

13. The employer shall ensure that powered mobile equipment is operated only by competent persons

Saskatchewan Legislation

Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 1996, Part XIII

“Lifting Device” means a device that is used to raise or lower material or an object, but does not include a crane or hoist.”

Section 204

2. Subject to subsections (3), (4) and (5), an employer or contractor shall: (a) designate a worker to operate a hoist, crane or lifting device; (b) ensure that the designated operator is trained in the operation of that hoist,
crane or lifting device; and (c) ensure that no worker operates a hoist, crane or lifting device other than a
designated operator

6. No worker shall operate a hoist, crane or lifting device unless the worker is a designated operator and has been trained in the operation of that hoist, crane or lifting device.

Please  contact our office for further details on LIFT TRUCK / FORKLIFT Online training.