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Understanding Lift Truck Regulations

As a Western Canada leader in lift truck training and certification, ARPAC believes in educating customers about industry regulations. We’ve included some highlights on this page and provided sources for additional information.


  1. Every province is responsible for its own occupational health and safety legislation.
  2. The common theme of legislation relating to our industry states that only trained and authorized operators are permitted to operate mobile equipment.
  3. All operators must receive both classroom and practical training.
  4. Operators must be evaluated in theoretical knowledge and be assessed in their hands-on operating abilities.
  5. Instruction must be conducted by a qualified person.
  6. ARPAC’s operator certification courses emphasize operator safety and cover all required topics, as defined by the relevant CSA Standards. ARPAC is proud to be a COR certified company.

For further information regarding lift truck and elevating work platform regulations, please refer to the following: