Montana Safety Training

Safety Training when and where you need it
701-862-2132 or (651)210-7717 [email protected]

Heavy Equipment Training Forklift Training

Heavy Equipment Operation & Certification


*Combine with Rigging & Signal Person or Competent Person Trenching 


Forklift Training - Wheel loaders, Man Lifts, Dozer, Scrapers, Heavy Equipment Training, Road Equipment Training and Certification.

Using the latest materials from John Deere, CASE, Komastu, Caterpillar, Volvo, Geni, JLGClassroom training and hand on forklift and wheel loader training.  

Forklift or wheel loader training is performed on site with the machine you will be using.  In training you will....
  • Walk around pre-start up inspection
  • Pre-start Up Instruction
  • Daily Safety Rules
  • Best Operating Practices
  • Proper way to install and remove attachments
  • Classroom training
  • Drive Machine to show skills
  • Proper Start up and Shut down Procedures
  • Seat Belt Safety and Importance
  • Test to review classroom materials
  • Certification card is provided to employer after successful class completion along with copy for the employee file.
FROM THE GROUND
Tires, Wheels, Lug Nuts, Stem Caps Inflation, Leaks, Damage, Wear Bucket Cutting Edge, Moldboard Excessive wear, Damage Bucket Lift and Tilt Cylinders, Lines, Hoses Excessive wear, Damage, Leaks Loader Frame, Arms Excessive wear, Damage Underneath Machine Leaks, Damage Transmission, Transfer Case Leaks Steps and Handholds Condition, Cleanliness Fuel Tank Fuel Level, Damage, Leaks Differential and Final Drive Oil Fluid Level Air Tank (if equipped w/ air brakes) Drain Moisture Axles – Final Drives, Differentials, Brakes, Duo-cone Seals Leaks, Damage, Wear Hydraulic Tank Fluid Level, Damage, Leaks Transmission Oil Fluid Level Lights, Front and Rear Function, Damage to Lens, Housing, or Wiring Battery Compartment Cleanliness, Loose Nuts & Bolts  
ENGINE COMPARTMENT
Engine Oil Fluid Level Engine Coolant Fluid Level Radiator Debris, Damage, Leaks All Hoses Cracks, Wear Spots, Leaks Fuel Filters / Water Separator Leaks / Drain Water (if equipped) All Belts Tension, Wear, Cracks Air Filter Restriction Indicator Overall Engine Compartment Trash or Dirt Buildup, Leaks  
ON THE MACHINE, OUTSIDE THE CAB
Handholds Condition and Cleanliness ROPS Damage, Loose Mounting Bolts Fire Extinguisher/System Charge, Damage Windshield, Windows Broken Glass, Cleanliness Windshield Wipers / Washers Wear, Damage / Fluid Level Doors Open properly, broken glass  
INSIDE THE CAB
Seat Adjustment-Height, Weight, Able to Reach Pedals Seat Belt & Mounting Damage, Wear, Adjustment, Age Horn, Backup Alarm, Lights Proper Function Mirrors Damage, Adjust for Best Visibility Cab Air Filter Dirt, Dust Gauges, Indicators, Switches, Controls Damage, function Overall Cab Interior Cleanliness

FORKLIFT TRAINING


Federal regulations require that operators complete a formal classroom training program (regardless of experience), practical hands on experience and a 3 year certification process.   

Studies have shown that you can reduce error rates by 70% with a formal classroom operator training program.

OUR COMPREHENSIVE OPERATOR TRAINING PROGRAM INCLUDES: 

CHARACTERISTICS OF FORKLIFT LIFT TRUCKS

  • Weight & design
  • Stability triangle
  • The tip factor
  • Load centers     
  • Rear wheel steering
  • Speed and braking




We offer safety training classes for heavy equipment training at your location for forklift, dozer, telehandler, wheel loader, motor grader, backhoe, John Deere, Caterpillar, Komastu, all heavy equipment training. 

Safety Certification for heavy equipment training, Billings, Missoula, Great Falls, Bozeman, Butte, Helena, Kalispell, Miles City, Belgrade, Livingston, Laurel, Whitefish, Lewistown, Sidney, Glendive, Plentywood, Baker, Fairview