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Forklift Train-the-Trainer

OSHA's General Industry Standard 1910.178(1) states that "only trained and authorized operators shall be permitted to operate a powered industrial truck. Methods shall be devised to train operators in the safe operation of powered industrial trucks." This half-day classroom workshop will provide you with the technical expertise needed to safely operate forklift equipment, safe driving procedures and will qualify you to conduct an effective training session. BONUS! Members may use free videos from our lending library as part of their employee training.

OSHA's Powered Industrial Truck Training standard 1910.178(1)specifies operator training topics on how it must be performed. This helf-day workshop provides forklift instructor training to help you comply with this standard.

Prerequisites: NONE

  • Forklift Fundamentals
  • Safe Operation Techniques
  • Effective Training Methods
  • Safe Driving Procedures
Continuing Education Units:
Earn .55 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Length: Half-day

Already offered this term; next scheduled offering to be announced.

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