PEDESTRIAN OPERATED FORKLIFTS (POFS) TRAINING
September 11, 2019 - January 31, 2021
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
$399 per person on your worksite (Minimum three (3) required)
A standard course includes ½ – ¾ day of training and assessment depending on numbers. The training consists of face to face in a classroom training with practical machine activities outside.
All training aids and safety equipment are provided for use as required. Maximum student numbers exist depending on the facility.
Typical tasks include:
- Risk assessment of the area and associated risks with relocating a load
- Plan the load relocation – Load is examined to determine condition, length, bulk, and weight. Lift factors like the center of gravity, weight distribution, and best route are considered.
- Pre-start the POF
- Conduct operational checks after pre-start
- Operate the POF in a safe manner
- Relocate loads safely using a POF
- Shut down and secure the POF
The amount of learning will be influenced by the capability, experience with prior knowledge, size of class and skills including the LLN level of each participant.
This course includes the theoretical and practical components of POF operations.
It includes: plan for forklift work, conducting forklift pre-operational checks, operate the forklift, shift loads in a safe manner, and safely shut down and secure equipment after completing forklift operations.
The course is suitable for anyone who wishes to operate a Pedestrian Operated Forklift within the Australian workplace. The course is not registered as an accredited course but it is a step in the right direction for employers to carry out their duty of care when training staff to operate equipment in the workplace.
There are no entry requirements for these courses.
On successful completion of this course, participants will be issued a ‘Statement of Attendance’.
Forklift operations in the classroom (face to face) training is conducted at the client’s workplace using their Pedestrian Operated Forklift.
Full payment for the course must be made at the time of booking.