The Forklift Operator course utilizes OSHA guidelines to provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to properly operate a forklift. In addition to safety best practices, participants receive hands-on opportunities to ensure each understands equipment-specific stability requirements, fork adjustment protocols, fueling procedures, and other use issues.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
Student must provide listed PPE:
- Hard hat
- Steel-toed footwear
- Visibility safety vest
TopicsTriangle of stability+Fork adjustments+Fueling procedures+Pre-shift inspections+Rough terrain forklifts+Pick and carry machines+Pallet dollies+Safe operating procedures+Classes of forklifts+OSHA forklift standards+American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) forklift standards
- Heavy equipment operators
- Utilities personnel
- Telecommunications professionals
- Cable TV installers
- Construction professionals
- Warehouse personnel
- Moving and storage personnel