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Walkie Rider Training

Course Location: SSM and on-site
Course Duration: 3 – 4 hours
Course Fee: $1139 group rate only
Class Size: Up to 10
Training outside of Winnipeg may be subject to higher pricing 

Course Description

The Walkie Rider safety program teaches pre-operation machine inspection, safe operation requirements, proper load handling, hazard avoidance, and operating & moving the machine.

Safety Services Manitoba has also introduced student response technology into the walkie rider training for a more interactive experience. This course provides students with the most current legislative information including the new CSA-B335-15 standard changes.

This course includes a written and practical skill assessment to validate training competencies.

Learning Outcomes

  • Module 1 – Walkie Rider/Forklift Hazards
  • Module 2 – Standards, Regulations, and Responsibilities
  • Module 3 – Walkie Rider Design and Classifications
  • Module 4 – Stability
  • Module 5 – Pre-operational Checks (Theory & Practical)
  • Module 6 – Safe Operating Procedures
  • Module 7 – Power Sources

Theory test & review of test

Practical Evaluation

Participants will each drive the walkie rider/forklift through the Safety Services Manitoba pre-structured driving course to test driving abilities

Manitoba Regulation

22.29(1) No employer shall require or permit a worker to operate a powered lift truck unless the employer has issued a certificate to the worker under this section.

22.29(2) No employer shall issue a certificate to a worker to operate a powered lift truck unless the employer has first ensured that the worker.

(a) has received instruction, training and testing in the operation of the powered lift truck in accordance with a code of practice approved and issued under the Act. CSA Standard B335-15