OSHA 29 CFR 1910.178 Powered Industrial Trucks & ANSI 656.1 Safety Standard for Powered Industrial Trucks Training Certification
 
 

OSHA states that before any employee is allowed to operate a conventional forklift, the employer is required to demonstrate that an employee has successfully completed a forklift training and evaluation. Second only to highway accidents, powered industrial truck accidents are one of the leading causes of fatalities in industry. All powered industrial truck operators must be trained and certified.

 
 
Training Includes:
 
  • Forklift Types
  • Rearsteering
  • Turning Radius
  • Combined Center of Gravity and the Stability Triangle
  • Load Center and Controls
  • Load Capacity
  • Proper Load Positioning and Handling
  • Hazard Awareness
  • Picking
  • Traveling with and Placing a Load
  • Parking
  • Refueling and Battery Charging
  • Pre-operation Inspection (visual and operational checks)
  • Maintenance
 
 
COST: $150/person, minimum of 8. Less than 8, $1600/day. Certificate and wallet card upon completion. Valid for 2 years – Optional Driving Performance test (required by OSHA) available, call for details and price.
 
For more information please contact Dephanie McGill-Brandon at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 800-777-7347