Forklift Trucks

TLILIC2001 Licence to operate a forklift truck- Duration 1 Day

Pre-requisites:  Nil

A Forklift Learner’s Workbook  must be completed prior to the course.  Allow a minimum of 1 week prior to the course date to ensure you receive the Forklift Learner’s Workbook in time for you to be able to complete it.

Unit descriptor
This unit TLILIC2001 Licence to operate a forklift truck specifies the outcomes required for the operation of a powered industrial truck equipped with a mast and an elevating load carriage to which is attached a pair of fork arms or other attachment, for licensing purposes. This definition also includes a truck on which the operator is raised with the attachment for order-picking.

 

Element
Performance Criteria

1.
Plan work.
1.1
Potential workplace hazards are identified.
1.2
 Hazard control measures are identified consistent with appropriate standards to ensure the safety of personnel and equipment.
1.3
Appropriate forklift truck is selected according to the load and workplace conditions.
1.4
Working area is inspected to determine appropriate path of movement for loads and forklift truck.
1.5
 Communication methods are identified according to procedures
2.
Conduct routine checks.
2.1
Forklift is visually checked for any damage or defects.
2.2
All signage and labels are visible and legible according to the appropriate standard.
2.3
All controls are located and identified.
2.4
Pre-start operational checks are carried out according to procedures.
2.5
 Forklift is started according to procedures and checked for any abnormal noise.
2.6
 Post-start operational checks are carried out according to procedures.
2.7
All forklift functions and safety devices are tested to their maximum according to procedures.
2.8
Defects and damage are reported and recorded according to procedures, and appropriate action is taken.
3.
Shift load.
3.1
The weight of load is assessed to ensure compliance with forklift truck data plate specifications.
3.2
Appropriate hazard prevention/control measures are implemented and communicated with personnel in the work area.
3.3
Forklift is operated at a safe speed and according to procedures.
3.4
Loads are moved and placed to ensure stability of material and avoidance of hazards.
3.5
Load movement is monitored constantly ensuring safety to personnel and load, and structural stability.
3.6
 Unplanned and/or unsafe situations are responded to in line with procedure.
4.
Shut down and secure forklift truck.
4.1
 Forklift truck is parked to avoid hazards.
4.2
Forklift is shut down according to procedures.
4.3
Routine post-operational forklift checks are carried out according to procedures.
4.4
Forklift is secured to prevent unauthorised access/use.
4.5
All defects and damage are reported and recorded according to procedures, and appropriate action is taken.

 

 

 

Worksafe Code
LF
Course & Licence Description
Forklift Trucks
TLILIC2001A Licence to operate a forklift truck This unit is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work. This unit in its current form meets state and territory licensing requirements.
Hours to Complete