Telehandler - Basic Operation & Safety
Telehandler - Basic Operation & Safety is part of VISTA's growing family of Silver Series online training programs, 1-2 hours in length and delivered via the web. They are ideal for new operator training.
A telescopic handler, also known as a telehandler or rough terrain forklift, can be challenging to operate. As its boom and load extends farther from the operator's compartment, this type of machine can become very unstable. Extending the loaded boom also decreases the machine's lifting capacity. On top of these factors, telehandlers often work on uneven ground, which can contribute to instability. That's why it's critical that telehandler operators are trained in the safe, productive operation of these versatile machines.
This program contains two lessons:
Lesson 1 - Safety: This lesson introduces safety fundamentals for telehandlers, including operation, refueling, proper mounting and dismounting the machine, plus weather and environmental hazards.
Lesson 2 - Operation: contains an in-depth discussion of the telehandler's center of gravity, stability factors, set-up, operation with and without outriggers, working on uneven ground and slopes, the effects of moving different kinds of loads from place to place, working with suspended loads and machine limitations. This lesson also explains how to read capacity charts, and it shares examples of what can happen if these important guidelines are not followed precisely.
Trainers: Before you begin classroom or field training, why not provide your trainees with a solid foundation of knowledge about the equipment and how to operate it safety? This web-based training course can be delivered any time, anywhere you have access to a high-speed internet connection.
Recommended Prerequisite(s): Heavy Equipment - Intro & Safety, Heavy Equipment - Pre-Use Inspection
Estimated Length of Training Program: 1 hour + final test
Number of Test Questions: 10
Printable Certificate of Completion: Yes, with person's name, date and test score
Incorrect Question Feedback report: Yes
Immediate online delivery for one person - viewable for up to 60 days
This program is available for individual purchase OR as part of a library.
If you have any questions about this Silver Series training program, please contact us at 800-942-2886 or 262-514-2886 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
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