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Forklifts and Crane Operations, Maintenance and Safety

By: Avant Garde Resources Centre

Lagos State, Nigeria

10 - 13 Oct, 2023  4 days

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NGN 155,000

Venue: 10, Mojidi Street, Off Toyin Street, Ikeja - Lagos

 Forklift or Lift Trucks (Cranes) are very heavy and big pieces of machinery, and their purpose is to lift large loads from one point to another. Employers have the responsibility to ensure that employees meet all the requirements needed to operate a forklift truck on their premises because of the greatest potential job-site hazards in the Organizations.

Our Forklift and Crane training covered comprehensively from theory to practical to ensure that participants gain sufficient knowledge, training, experience and confidence when driving forklifts and crane and become an effective user. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to

  • Familiarize with the controls and operational procedures of the forklift and crane truck.
  • Improving the overall safety, productivity and efficiency of your workplace.
  • Manufacturer’s recommended procedure such as maximum load, capacity, weight of the trucks, attachment of accessories, main basket fork extension.
  • Obeying the Federal Laws, State Laws and Safety Rules and Regulations


Introduction to Forklift and Crane Operations

  • Principles of Lift Truck
  • Equipment Anatomy and Pre-use Inspections
  • Types of Forklifts
  • Forklift Capacity
  • Attachments
  • Safety Rules and Safe Operations
  • Emergency Shutdown Procedures
  • Working with Signals

Components and Anatomy

  • Operator’s Manual and Warning Labels
  • Engine Check
  • Battery Compartments & Other Parts of Trucks
  • Forklift Chassis
  • Mark and Forks
  • Operator’s Compartment
  • Spare Parts and Replacements

Stability and Capacity

  • Center of Gravity
  • Stability Triangle
  • Stability Pyramid
  • Dynamic Conditions

Crane Equipment

  • General Requirements
  • Types of Cranes and Equipment
  • Preoperational Inspections
  • Capacity and Material Handling
  • Hand Signals and Parking

Forklift Hazards

  • Struck by Forklift
  • Hit by Falling Load and Tip-Over
  • Elevating Personnel
  • Run Off Dock
  • Maintenance Related

Safe Operations

  • Know your Forklift and Worksite
  • Parking Forklift
  • Safe Load Handling
  • Traveling with a Load
  • 5 Challenges for Drivers – Load Balance, Field of Vision, Sloped Surfaces, Operational Control and Pedestrian Traffic
  • Loading and Unloading Trailers
  • Fuel Source (Battery and Propane)
  • General Safety Rules and Guidelines
  • Obeying Federal and State Laws
10, Mojidi Street, Off Toyin Street, Ikeja - Lagos Oct 10 - 13 Oct, 2023

Registration: 08:30:am - 09:40:am

Class Session: 10:00:am - 05:00:am

NGN 155,000.00(The fee will covers Practical Class, Workshop Materials, Bag, Lunch, Tea/Coffee Breaks, Flash Drive, Jotter, Pen, Photograph and Certificate.)
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Tade Tugbobo 08034684305, 08171994955

Discount is available for multiple participants 2 - 4 participant is 5% 5 and Above is 10%
Quality and well experienced facilitators had be assembled to lead the lectures and add value to the participants.