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telehandler zoom boom Medicine Hat

Telehandler / Zoom Boom

This course provides students a basic understanding of telehandler operation, maintenance, and load handling. It will also cover relevant federal and provincial legislative requirements applicable to the workplace:

  • Safety awareness: pinch points, pedestrian awareness, mounting and dismounting, weather conditions and emergency exit procedures

  • Components:  telescopic boom, ROPS and FOPS, switches, levers, boom, outrigger controls and steering options

  • Pre-use inspection: wheels and tires, lighting, mirrors and wipers, engine compartment and function test

  • Operation: stability, use of boom and outriggers, capacity charts, frame leveling, load shifts, overhead power
    lines, start up and shut down procedures


Customized training and flexible dates can be arranged for industry clients.

Course Requirements

There are no pre-requisites to take the Telehandler course.

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