Overview The employer is responsible for implementing a training program and ensuring that only trained drivers who have successfully completed the training program are allowed to operate powered industrial forklifts. An evaluation of each trained operator must be conducted during the initial training, at least once every three years and after refresher training. This course is designed to meet the needs of employees and employers by providing the knowledge and skills to operate telescoping boom and straight mast forklifts safely.
Duration/Length 5 hours
Target Audience Employees who may operate forklifts
CFR Reference 29 CFR 1910.178
Pre-requisites None
Course Format Classroom and hands-on
Course Objectives Rough Terrain Forklift operation review
Main parts and their function
Factors affecting stability and capacity
Load chart review and exercise
Safe operating procedures
Pre-use inspections
Practical training exercises & evaluations
Parking and shut down