Forklift Operator Qualifications

Course Length:  1 hour

Course Objective:

  • This course covers mandatory instruction required per 29 CFR 1910.178. This course uses instruction along a review of operator performance scenarios to illustrate proper forklift safety and handling techniques.

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Course Design:

  • Narrated e-learning modules

Successful Course Completion:

  • Requires successful completion of knowledge assessment.

Course Outline:

  • Steering and maneuvering a forklift
  • Visibility and restricted view awareness
  • Vehicle capacity and stability
  • Refueling
  • Stability and attachments
  • Man-basket use
  • Changing and recharging of batteries
  • Operating limitations
  • Traffic and hand signal interpretation
  • Instruction on regulatory guidelines
  • Operating procedures
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Forklift Manual review
  • Pre-operation inspection
  • Daily inspections
  • Annual Inspections

Post Training Evaluation:

  • The employer shall ensure that each employee is evaluated to confirm that he/she understands the information provided in the training.

Reference Material / Documents:
29 CFR 1910.178

M&A Safety Services training conforms to OSHA CBT Training standards and ANSI Z490.1. Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training. M&A Safety Services LLC. follows all ANSI training criteria.

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  • Course ID #: E057


May 24 2024


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