Forklift Operator

Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes      Language: English

Recommended For:

  • Workers in all industries who are required to operate a forklift.

 *Make sure you check with your employer as it may be necessary to provide the practical application.*

Topics Covered:

  • Fundamentals –

    • Describe what a forklift is and how it is used.

    • Explain how to operate a forklift.

    • Describe the hazards most commonly associated with forklifts.

    • List the training requirements to operate a forklift.

  • Inspection and Maintenance –

    • Describe how to complete pre-operation and operational forklift inspections.

    • List and describe types of forklift maintenance.

    • Explain how to refuel a diesel or liquid petroleum gas (LPG) forklift.

    • Explain how to recharge a battery-operated forklift.

  • Load Handling –

    • List the main challenges involved with load handling.

    • Evaluate a load to determine the types of challenges it might present.

    • Explain how to handle a load under ordinary circumstances.

    • Describe how to deal with common environmental challenges when handling a load.

  • Safe Driving –

    • Describe some basic rules and guidelines for driving a forklift safely.

    • Explain how to drive a forklift safely around pedestrians.

    • Describe how to drive a forklift on challenging surfaces and in enclosed spaces.

  • Stability and Capacity –

    • Explain forklift stability.

    • Explain how to calculate whether a forklift has the capacity to lift a given load.

    • List key guidelines for maintaining a forklift’s stability.

Course Benefits:

  • Knowledge of basic forklift operations.

  • Certificate of Completion. Expires in 3 years.

  • Examination record available for employer.

Regulations: 

  • 29 CFR 1910.178 Lift truck related topics.

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