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Forklift Operator Safety Training

OSHA Forklift Training Regulations (CFR 1910.178)

The forklift operator certification course is designed to cover all requirements of OSHA forklift training regulations (CFR 1910.178) which include formal classroom instruction and a driving evaluation of your operators’ ability to operate safely in the workplace . Employees with no previous forklift operating experience or forklift training may be required to take a complete driver training course which can last up to 4 additional hours per vehicle type prior to final forklift certification evaluation.

Course Duration:
  • 4 hour Classroom Instruction
  • ½ hour practical/driving evaluation per person per vehicle class
  • 4 hour driving instruction (new operators with no prior experience) per class of vehicle

Course Content – Theoretical Instruction:
  • Causes of Forklift-related accidents
  • General Forklift Safety awareness
  • Relevant Forklift related OSHA regulations (CFR 1910.178)
  • Types, classes and subclasses of forklifts and pallet jacks
  • Forklift Stability Principles
  • Forklift Load Centers/Load Capacity Estimation (non-mandatory)
  • Proper use of forklift attachments
  • Specific forklift power source safety
  • Forklift and pallet jack pre-shift inspections procedures
  • Forklift Safe operating procedures
  • Forklift Safety-written test (multiple choice) review and administration

Course Content – Practical Evaluation
  • Conducting the forklift pre-shift inspection
  • Forklift Battery charging & maintenance/propane exchange (site specific)
  • Safe Forklift Maneuvering and control of equipment
  • Forklift racking and un-racking and load retrieval
  • Forklift Load center identification
  • Forklift safe load handling
  • Forklift dock safety principles
  • Proper forklift parking/shut-down

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Our safety training services were created and designed to meet and/or exceed all local state and Federal regulations related to employee safety training.