Manitoba Regulations for Forklift Operators:
Depending on the mobile equipment, the standards that are referred to by Regulations are the CSA and ANSI standards. (Canadian Standards Association and American National Standards Institute. Each province will refer to one or both standards. In Manitoba both standards are recognized and IBR (incorporated By Reference) by Manitoba Workplace Safety & Health.
22.29 (1) No employer shall require or permit a worker to operate a powered lift truck unless the employer has issued a certificate to the worker under this section.
22.29 (2) No employer shall issue a certificate to a worker to operate a powered lift truck unless the employer has first ensured that the worker
(a) Has received instruction, training, and testing in the operation of the powered lift truck in accordance with a code of practice approved and issued under the Act.