Forklift Operator

HEP273 - 8.00 Hours

Description

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.

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

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.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

In order to fully participate in all field work exercises, students will need the following equipment:

  • hard hat
  • steel-toed footwear
  • gloves
  • safety vest for visibility

Topics

Triangle 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

Suggested Audience

  • Heavy equipment operators
  • Utilities personnel
  • Telecommunications professionals
  • Cable TV installers
  • Construction professionals
  • Warehouse personnel
  • Moving and storage personnel

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: | Tollfree: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811

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