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Forklift Training Kit

Course Description

Workers, both indoors and outdoors, in services, transportation, agriculture, construction, and other industries may be exposed to Forklift that if misused can lead to severe injuries, or death. There are factors that can cause the employee to be more at risk. This training helps to identify factors that can cause harm to the employee and potentially save lives.

Language: English/Spanish

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Certification for General Duty Clause, Section 5(a)(1) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, OSHA 29 CFR , Subpart N 1910.178, 29 CFR 1926 Subpart L 1926.451.,1926.602, ANSI B56.1-1969

Government Regulations:

This course fully satisfies the following OSHA regulations:

* OSHA General Duty Clause, Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970

*OSHA 29 CFR 1926.451

*OSHA 29 CFR 1926.602

*OSHA 29 CFR 1910, Subpart N 1910.178

* ANSI B56.1-1969

Who Needs this Training?

According to OSHA All employees working in these areas:

Those who work around Forklifts.
Workers indoors that use Forklifts.
Those not wearing enough PPE while using Forklifts.
Those that are new to Forklifts.

Danger of Remaining Uncertified

The most common types of workplace accidents involving forklifts are turnovers and collisions, which are due primarily to operator error. But many of these accidents could have been prevented if operators received proper training.

Unlicensed forklift operators lack the training needed to properly operate a forklift under conditions such as on ramps or slopes, rough or uneven terrain, and various other adverse jobsite conditions. They require skills only professional training can provide.

Without proper training, unlicensed operators:

Aren’t capable of recognizing and avoiding potential hazards that could result in accidents causing serious injuries or fatalities.

Won’t understand the importance of properly inspecting and maintaining forklift equipment.

Lack the knowledge and experience to safely work around overhead obstacles, avoid electrical hazards and operate the equipment when there are pedestrians present.

Included Topics

By the end of this course we will have covered the following topics:

-Introduction -1:12

-Topic 1 Introduction to Forklifts-1:08
-Topic 2 Types of Forklifts-0:48
-Topic 3 Safe Operating Procedures-0:47
-Topic 4 Inspections-2:24
-Topic 5 Parking a Forklift-0:58
-Topic 6 Load Stability-2:26
-Topic 7 Traveling with a Load-2:44
-Topic 8 Lift Designations & Rated Load Capacity-2:01
-Topic 9 Fueling, Batteries, and Lights-1:44
-Topic 10 Powered Industrial Truck Operations-3:05
-Topic 11 Training Requirements 3:57


Course Layout

Course format consists of video instruction, intermediate quizzes, and Final Knowledge Check

Course Duration

A minimum of 45 minutes is required to complete this course.


When an employer has reason to believe that an affected worker does not recognize existing hazards or proper precautions at some point after the initial training, the employer is required to provide retraining for that worker, in accordance with 29 CFR 1926 and 29 CFR 1910. For example, workers must be retrained when:

Changes in the workplace render previous training obsolete.
Forklift and PIT related procedures being used have changed.
Inadequacies in workers’ knowledge or ladder precautions indicate that they do not adequately understand training.

Certificate of Completion

A completion certificate is available for printing immediately upon successfully finishing the course.

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