Telescopic Handler Operator Training - Instructor Kit

This training program covers forklift Classification 7: Operation of the Construction Rough-Terrain Sliding Boom (Telescopic) Forklift. It helps you meet OSHA requirements for training.

Operators of telescopic handlers, also known as rough terrain forklifts, are subject to difficult conditions. From rough ground conditions and navigating around laborers and other obstructions on the job site to proper hand signals and avoiding power lines, this instructor kit and included video are a great way to present best practices for telescopic handler safety. A complete instructor "toolkit" for teaching new operators of telescopic forklifts as well as refresher training of experienced operators. Topics covered in this training program include:
  • The importance of load charts
  • Center of gravity - avoiding tip-overs
  • Roading the forklift and hills
  • Steering options and leveling the load
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Contents of the Telescopic/Sliding Boom Forklift Instructor Kit

  • CD-ROM: PowerPoint presentation
  • DVD:
    Sliding Boom (Telescopic) Forklift Operating Techniques Video
    Printable course materials

Print Materials (print what you need):

  • Course manual - student and instructor
  • Attendance Roster
  • Examination
  • Examination Key
  • Load Handling Sheet
  • Pre-Planning Checklist
  • Refueling Handout - 2 (1 for gasoline and diesel, 1 for propane)

  • Training Agenda Template
  • Discussion Questions
  • Personnel Lifting
  • Operator Evaluation
  • Pre-Check Inspection Sheet
  • Hand Signal Sheet

Other included materials

  • Spanish/English Pocket size Dictionary
  • NUCA Pocket Safety Guide

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For more information about VISTA's telescopic handler instructor kits, please contact us at 800-942-2886 or 262-514-2886, or send us an e-mail message.



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VISTA telescopic/sliding boom forklift instructor kit

Instructor Kit Advantages

  • Raise the level of professionalism of your training
  • Save time
  • Provide your operators with more consistent, structured safety training
  • Print as many copies as you need
  • Take the hassle out of record-keeping

VISTA instructor kits are ideal for owners of small equipment fleets, or if your firm doesn't have a person dedicated to training. Safety is still critically important!