Danville (800) 252-5059 | Lisle (800) 628-5618

october, 2019

15oct11:45 am2:00 pmRegistration is closed.Implementing Effective Forklift TrainingTrain-the-Trainer

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NOTE:  This class will  be held on the 6th Floor in the CCMSI offices’ training room.

Forklift safety is critical to your entire business- not just the operator.  Learn about the latest certifications, how to implement effective training in your workplace, and discover how Virtual Reality Forklift Training can change the way you train & retain your workforce.

Wisconsin Lift Truck & Illinois Material Handing, one of the Midwest’s leaders in certified forklift training, includes in its safety training portfolio Virtual Reality Simulators for purchase or rent, to incorporate into company training curriculums. Forklift operators experience realistic forklift controls, maneuverability and the challenges of moving product(s) and pallets all in a controlled environment with the use of VR googles.  This training mode provides realistic Forklift operation experience for initial training, assessment, evaluation, maintenance and positive behavior reinforcement.

The Really-virtual Real Forklift is a family of products to engage anyone interested in operating or learning about proper forklift operation. The top tier of the product family is a completely immersive and experiential training platform that includes realistic forklift controls that are configurable to the most common Class 1 and Class IV forklifts in today’s Material Handling environment.  Come and learn how you can enhance your forklift safety program via these new tools.  This lightweight and portable interface connects to a PC that meets minimum specification to run an immersive Virtual Reality experience using the various types of VR headsets on the market today.

Come and learn about the Classroom of the Future!

About the speaker:

Tony Parsons is the Operator Training Manager of Wolter Group LLC which owns Wisconsin Lift Truck & Illinois Material Handing, one of the Midwest’s leaders in certified forklift training.  Tony started in material handling as a Repair Technician with Wisconsin Lift Truck in 2000.  Transferred into sales in 2008, then went on to Operator Training in 2010.  Tony has conducted Operator Training and Train the Trainer courses related to material handling, scissors and boom equipment since then, training roughly 1,500 to 3,500 students per year. On April 1st 2015 he was named Operator Training Manager and started to oversee the department in 3 states while still conducting training as needed.  In April of 2018 Wisconsin Lift Truck ventured into Virtual Reality in order to offer customers more options to keep their employees safe and Tony has been overseeing this developing technology ever since.

Lunch will be served at 11:45 AM and the Train-the-Trainer session will begin at 12:30 PM.

MSAP Bonus Points (.5) given for the Phone-In session, (.5) for attending Task Force and (.5) for Train-the-Trainer.  Register for each session separately.


(Tuesday) 11:45 am - 2:00 pm Central


CCMSI Lisle Office

3333 Warrenville Road

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