materials handling


OHS act driven machine regulations CODES: 06 – 23

Pedestrian Controlled Stackers
Order Pickers
Side Loaders
Rough Terrain Trucks
Powered Pallet Trucks
Man Down Turret Trucks
Man Up Turret Trucks
Aisle Confined Stacker Crane (single & double reach)
Multiple Aisle Stacker Crane (single & double reach)
Container stacker
Telescopic Reach Truck
Straddle Carrier

Who should attend: 
Operators requiring certification in terms of the OHS Act, Refresher Courses, Novice Operators, Supervisors / Managers.

Course Includes: 

Identify and state the principles of operation of the Forklift
Identify and state the function of major components
Identify and state the function of controls
Perform all pre and start up checks prior to operating the forklift
Correctly and safely refueling the forklift
Perform all close down checks when parking the forklift
Safe and correct stacking of different materials
Safe and correct loading and off loading
General Safety Rules
To daily carry out a complete and systematic inspection and report faults.
Describe the effect of centre of gravity and the combined centre of gravity on the stability of the truck.


Novice Operator: 5 Days

Re-certification 1 Day

Training Ratio: 
Maximum 4 Operators per instructor


Rainbow Skills Development Centre