HEP273 – 8.00 Hours

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 to get the latest schedule.

Course 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

Student must provide:

  • Hard hat
  • Steel-toed footwear
  • Gloves
  • Visibility safety vest

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.

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: (979) 458-9188 | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: itsi@teex.tamu.edu

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