What is the TSHA Operator Licence / Gold Card?
The Gold Card Training Program has been designed for people needing to develop the skills and knowledge required to operate Telescopic Materials Handlers.
The TSH Operator Gold Card is proof of completion on one or more attachment types (modules) when operating a Telehandler. There are 4 different TSH attachment training modules.
The attachment modules include:
- F Forks
- J Crane Jib
- B Earthmoving bucket
- O Other (for any other type of attachment such a bale grabs, work platforms, sweepers
The TSHA Gold Card industry training program was developed by the TSHA in consultation with members and industry. The intention of this program is to assist operators, employers, equipment owners and manufacturers to comply with the OHS / WHS & regulation and promote safe use of TSH’s.
- The ‘Gold Card’ provides evidence that the operators of TSH’s with specific attachment types have been trained in the safe use of, and are aware of the risks when operating them.
- The supplier, person conducting business or undertaking (PCBU) and operator all have documentary evidence of the information, training and instruction provided. This can be verified on the TSHA website via a Licence Number Lookup feature, and via a QR Code on the back of the card.