Forklift Training

Fulfill the Forklift Training Requirements of OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.178(I)

The J. J. Keller® Forklift Training helps satisfy the operator training requirements under OSHA's Powered Industrial Truck Standard (1910.178(I)). Specifically, it is designed to help learners choose, inspect, and operate a forklift in a safe way, protecting themselves and their coworkers from the potential hazards associated with their use. View course details.
 

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A forklift is a powered, mechanical device that is used to move or lift loads. Although this seems like a simple task, forklifts can cause serious injury or death if they are misused or if the operator isn't properly trained on how to use the equipment safely.
 
OSHA requires every forklift operator to receive proper training and evaluation prior to operating a forklift. Training in equipment controls and maintaining stability provides the foundation for safe forklift operation. Incidents involving forklifts happen in all types of industries. It's not only property that is damaged - lives are often in danger. Collisions, tip-over crashes, and other incidents are often caused by improper or careless forklift use, meaning they could have been prevented by skilled, responsible, and alert operators.
 
This Forklift Training program helps satisfy the operator training requirements under OSHA’s Powered Industrial Trucks Standard (1910.178(l)). Specifically, it is designed to help learners choose, inspect, and operate a forklift in a safe way, protecting themselves and their coworkers from the potential hazards associated with their use. This program is useful for new or refresher safety training in the event of an incident or near-miss, poor evaluation, or changes in the workplace or type of forklift used.

After completing this program, forklift operators will be able to:

  • Identify the various kinds of forklifts and their basic controls
  • Discuss the center of gravity and stability triangle concepts
  • Recognize when forklift inspections are required
  • Explain what to look for when performing a pre-use inspection
  • Describe how to safely operate a forklift (including parking, picking up, traveling with, and placing a load)
  • Recognize hazardous locations in order to select the correct type of forklift
  • Discuss how to charge and refuel a forklift
  • Discuss how to handle modifications to a forklift
  • Recognize when maintenance is required

Forklift Training covers the following topics:

1. Equipment Basics

  • Kinds of Forklifts
  • Forklifts vs. Automobiles
  • Keeping a Forklift Balanced
  • Forklift Controls

2. Equipment Inspections

  • Pre-Use Inspection
  • Walk-around inspection
  • Seated inspection

3. Operating Procedures

  • Pre-Use Inspection
  • Walk-around inspection
  • Seated inspection

4. Maintaining Your Forklift

  • Pre-Use Inspection
  • Walk-around inspection
  • Seated inspection

Regulations covered in this course:

  • 29 CFR 1910.178(l)

Intended Audience: New or veteran employees who use forklifts
 
Available in English or Spanish.
 
This program is enhanced with the EyeCue Visual Learning System. Note: EyeCue Starter Pack is sold separately
 
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Forklift Training - EyeCue® Visual Learning SystemThis forklift training course is enhanced with the EyeCue® Visual Learning System.

Using unique visual prompts that have been designed to stand out from standard workplace signage, EyeCue enhances employee recall of key concepts and makes J. J. Keller’s high-impact training even more memorable.

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“We do our monthly safety training and the classroom portion of our forklift training through J. J. Keller's Training on Demand. This has worked so well for us we've expanded into DOT training. The content covers all the relevant and required material in an easy to understand way that allows our employees to absorb the material, recognize the various hazards, and protect themselves and others. The entire process is efficient and effective.”

 

John Hare
Director of Health, Safety, and Environmental
FloWorks International, LLC.