Public Trainings - Powered Industrial Trucks – Forklift
Course Description –
This training is designed to be general in nature since it covers safe operating procedures for all types of Powered Industrial Trucks. It is expected that operators will follow established familiarization procedures prior to operating models not specifically addressed during this training.
This course consists of five key areas of learning and proficiency demonstration. We are going to talk about Terminology and Applications, Responsibility, Safety, Operation and finish with Hands-On. In this course, we will discuss the importance of safe operation and responsibilities of a professional Forklift Operator, and the skills and techniques that can be used to ensure safe operation and incident prevention. The curriculum includes safe operation, inspection, basic components, refueling, battery care, and different types of Power Industrial Trucks. Class includes videos, lectures, facilitated student discussion, demonstrations, skill testing, and written testing in accordance with OSHA regulation 29 CFR 1910. 178.
Topics include, but are not limited to:
- OSHA Standards
- Equipment Inspection
- Different Types of Forklifts
- Operator’s Responsibilities
- Safe Operation
- Principles of Balance
- Training Requirements
- Fueling & Charging
Who Should Attend?
Powered Industrial Trucks – Forklift training is intended for workers in construction, building development, warehouse operations, and other related fields. This course will provide knowledge and skills to current operators, future operators, managers, and supervisors of forklift operations.
Participants will receive a course completion certificate and earn .6 Continuing Education Units from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DS/DW/WW02099012) upon successful completion of the course.