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Fork Lift

Forklift in warehouse with container

TLILIC2001 - Licence to operate a forklift truck

This unit specifies the outcomes required for the operation of a powered industrial truck equipped with a mast and an elevating load carriage to which is attached a pair of fork arms or other attachment, for licensing purposes.

Required skills

  • Accurately interpret information relating to conducting forklift truck operations (e.g. procedures)
  • Safely conduct forklift truck operations including all functions to the maximum height and load capacity
  • Identify hazards associated with the operation of the forklift truck, assess risks and put into place effective hazard prevention/control measures for those hazards identified
  • Use communication skills at a level sufficient to communicate with other site personnel (e.g. receive and interpret work instructions, safety information, emergency procedures)
  • Drive forklift with load in forward and reverse, maintaining visibility
  • Verify problems and equipment faults and demonstrate appropriate response procedures

Required knowledge

  • Methodology of determining the weight of a load
  • Commonwealth, state or territory OH&S legislation. Standards relevant to the safe operation for the forklift trucks
  • Understanding of forklift characteristics and capabilities (including use of load data plates)
  • Understanding of the hierarchy of hazard identification and control
  • Organizational and workplace standards, requirements, policies and procedures for conducting operations for the crane class
  • Procedures for the recording, reporting and maintenance of workplace records and information
  • Forklift truck operations and safe operating techniques
  • Typical routine problems encountered in the operation of the crane and equipment and adjustments required for correction