Powered Industrial Trucks, also known as forklifts, are a common tool used in most industries. These powered industrial trucks can be used to raise, lower, or remove a variety of sized objects on pallets or various sized containers. While important in assisting industries for a variety of workplace tasks, these motorized tools can also be considered dangerous if you are not properly trained or certified. In most cases, these accidents can be easily avoided.
With each section of this course we will cover important learning objectives when it comes to handling and taking care of the forklifts in your environment. Also, identifying the workplace hazards you need to be aware of when operating these powered industrial trucks while going a bit in-depth as to the types that are available.
This course covers the Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s (OSHA) CFR code for 1910.178
- Types of Forklifts
- Forklift Certification
- Forklift Operations
- The Fulcrum
- Workplace Hazards
- Forklift Maintenance