PME

Powered Mobile Equipment

Powered Mobile Equipment (PME) training courses provided by Western Canada Fire & First Aid follow the guidelines and principles outlined in Part 19 of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code as well as those established by the Canadian Standards Association and recommendations by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS). The PME programs cover the basic knowledge and skill requirements for the safe operation of the equipment and their attachments.

heavy equipment parked in front of business

Excavator

Excavator Powered Mobile Equipment (PME) training courses provided by Western Canada Fire & First Aid follow the guidelines and principles outlined in Part 19 of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code as well as those established by the Canadian Standards Association and recommendations by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety.

Forklift – Lift Truck

Worker driving a forklift

Lift trucks are more commonly referred to as Forklifts. Counterbalance forklifts or lift trucks have a vertical mast, also referred to as an upright mast and have a counterweight at the rear of the vehicle. The mast is the vertical assembly on the front of the forklift that does the work of raising, lowering, and tilting the load.

Mobile Elevating Work Platforms

Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) are sometimes referred to as Aerial work platforms (AWP) and man-lifts. Our Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) course follows the new CSA standards.

Skid Steer

skid steer operating with bucket

Skid Steer Powered Mobile Equipment (PME) training courses provided by Western Canada Fire & First Aid follow the guidelines and principles outlined in Part 19 of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code as well as those established by the Canadian Standards Association and recommendations by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety.

Variable Reach Lift Truck

A Variable Reach Lift Truck (VRLT) is a Class VII Rough Terrain Lift Truck and is sometimes referred to as a Telescopic Handler, Telehandler or Zoom Boom. This course follow the guidelines and principles outlined in Part 19 of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code as well as those established by the Canadian Standards Association and recommendations by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety.

Wheel Loader

Wheel Loader Powered Mobile Equipment (PME) training courses provided by Western Canada Fire & First Aid follow the guidelines and principles outlined in Part 19 of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code as well as those established by the Canadian Standards Association and recommendations by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety.

Off-Highway Vehicle Operator

At the end of this course the end-user should be familiar with Utility Task Vehicles (UTV’s), and All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV’s), their basic structural components, basic function, potential hazards while operating, and how to control those hazards.

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