space Alberta Laborers Training Trust Fund


Counter Balance Forklift


The ALTTF and Leavitt Machinery have teamed up and have designed a training program to meet the needs of the Counter Balance Forklift operator, regardless of brand.

This course consists of the following:

  • Introducing the principles of safe operation of a Counter Balance Forklift:
  • Instructing the individual how to evaluate driving skills
  • Introducing the regulatory bodies governing lift truck operators
  • Explaining proper record keeping
  • ANSI Safety Standards
  • Theory and hands-on instruction
  • Controls and functions
  • Steering and maneuverability
  • Proper machine inspection
  • Fueling internal combustion powered lift trucks
  • Safe load handling techniques
  • Stability principle