Pedestrian Awareness Course Overview

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Pedestrian Awareness Course Overview (Operator Training)

There are more than 10,000 accidents involving pedestrians every year in Ontario. This program has been developed to address/inform people of the hazards associated with material handling equipment and may be tailored to address the specific hazards in your facility. An informed pedestrian is a much safer pedestrian.

Topics covered include: Theory: 1-hour session (Fifteen Person Maximum) 

  • Occupational Health And Safety Act
  • Duties of the Employer, Supervisor and Worker
  • Industrial Regulation 851
  • Fork Truck Accident Statistics
  • Weight and Impact Force
  • General Safety Rules for Pedestrians (Intersections, aisles, loading docks, floor conditions, emergency exits ` etc.)
  • Company Specific Requirements
  • Safe Pedestrian Aisle Assessment
  • Pedestrian Video
  • Test


  • Three 1 hour sessions per half day
  • Fifteen people maximum per session

*Conducted at customer location

Pedestrian Awareness Course Overview (Train-the-Trainer)

Course Overview

This three-day comprehensive course will cover all legislative and compliance requirements to certify participants to certify and authorize on site employees on (name of the equipment they will get trained on).

Course Length: 3 days (Four Person Maximum)

Day One – (Operators Program)

  • Introduction and importance of training
  • Legislation, Standards/Guidelines:
    • New C.S.A. Standard B335-04
    • Ministry of Labor Guidelines
    • OHSA and Regulation 851
  • Due Diligence Bill C-45 update
  • Site specific equipment review, machine dynamics
  • Engineering Principles of Design (Stability)
  • Pre-Operating Inspections
  • Safe Operating Procedures/Pre-Employment screening practices
  • Pedestrian/Worker Safety
  • Maintenance
  • Hazard Identification, positioning, and control techniques
  • Operators Theory Test
  • Observe Practical testing with Instructor

Day Two

  • Initial Presentation for Students
  • Adult Teaching Techniques
  • Andragogy versus Pedagogy
  • Training Aids (How/When to use)
  • Effective Communication Techniques
  • Use of Operator Manuals/Tests, site specific course development
  • The Art of Asking Questions

Day Three

  • Final Theory Presentations
  • Lesson Plans
  • Program Review (Q&A)
  • Written Exam
  • Setting Up an Effective and Compliant Course Program
  • Practical Evaluation Process
  • Practical Presentations
  • Summary

**Courses scheduled monthly at our training centers**
**Can also be conducted at your location around your schedule**
**Call for available dates**

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