Well Control Group
IWCF & IADC Certified Well Control School


Safety Courses

Well Control Group offers a diverse set of safety training courses at the Newfoundland location.

Safety is Paramount

Safety is everyone's first priority. Experts trained by Well Control Group share their years of experience in class and on the work site, inspecting equipment, reviewing procedures, and assuring compliance with existing regulations. 

Our goals is to offer all the necessary safety training and services that can assist your organization in becoming the best it can be. Currently, we offer regular courses every week at our training location located near St. John's, NL. Courses like Confined Space Entry, Enform H2S Alive™, Fall Protection, and OSSA™ Certified courses are only some of the courses we offer throughout the week.

If your organization wishes to follow the highest standards of health and safety in the industry, we are here to help.

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IVES Counterbalance Forklift (Class 1, 4, and 5)


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Regardless of your previous experience, this program is applicable to all forklift operators. Beginners will discover a wealth of information and experienced operators will potentially bridge the gaps in their knowledge of safe operating procedures. You can then put your new knowledge and your current experience together to become an even better operator.   Our ultimate objective is to make you a safe operator and reduce the risk of injury by providing you with the necessary knowledge and skills as required by the regulations.

Course Information

Duration: 1 day course
Components: Theory and Practical

Course Outline

Chapter 1: The Rules

•    General Regulations
•    Specific Regulations
•    Additional Regulations and Company Policies

Chapter 2: Types of Forklifts

•    Classifications of Powered Industrial Trucks
•    Main Styles of Counterbalanced Forklifts

Chapter 3: Main Parts of a Counterbalanced Forklift

•    The Counterbalanced Forklift
•    Main Parts of the Forklift
•    Types of Tires
•    Your Specific Forklift
•    Quiz: Main Parts of a Forklift

Chapter 4: Understanding Forklift Safety

•    Fulcrum Point and Load Center
•    Load Rating or Capacity Rating
•    Stability and Center of Gravity
•    Stability Triangle (Pyramid)

Chapter 5: Safe Forklift Operation

•    Pre-use Inspections
•    Inspecting the Load
•    Picking up a Load
•    General Driving Hints
•    Placing a Load
•    Working in a Trailer
•    Operating on a Ramp or Slope
•    Parking and Shutdown
•    Elevating Personnel
•    Areas of Danger
•    Theory Review
•    Workplace-specific Safety Concerns
•    Quiz: General Forklift Operation

Chapter 6: Fuel Types and Batteries

•    Propane (LPG)
•    Gasoline and Diesel Fuel
•    Batteries
•    Quiz: Fuel Types and Batteries



Completion of pre-use orientation, visual and workplace inspections, lifting, lowering and movement of various loads.