Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklifts) as required by OSHA 1910.178 and 1926.602, and CSA(B)355/Canadian Provincial Requirements:
Aerial Work Platforms covered by ANSI/SIA/CSA Standards:
Formal instruction (e.g., lecture, discussion, written material, and manufacturer's videos)
Practical training (demonstrations and exercises performed by the trainee), and Evaluation of the operator's performance in the workplace (in collaboration with customer).
Equipment Related Topics:
Requirements of the relevant Standards (OSHA/Provincial/ANSI/CSA). Upon customer request, we will review in our class the customer's:
Personal Protective Equipment requirements
Plant/Site Specific Rules
Identify hazards associated with the use of a forklift.
Identify key points from OSHA's Forklift standard 1910.178/1926.602, other state-specific standards, and site-specific rules and procedures for operating a forklift safely.
Identify key characteristics of the forklift (Counterbalance, Narrow Aisle, Motorized Hand Truck, or Rough Terrain) used for the work task.
Define three key concepts related to the stability of a forklift:
Identify forklift related items that must be checked in a pre-operational forklift safety inspection (Walk-Around/Observation, Operational, and Work Site) and complete a pre-operation inspection checklist in a hands-on training exercise.
Identify safe practices and complete a hands-on training exercise for the following forklift operations:
Identify safe practices for refueling of internal combustion (propane, gasoline, and diesel) equipment.
Identify safe practices for battery care and recharging for electric trucks.
Complete an assessment of safe forklift operation knowledge with a score of 80% or above.
State the procedure for becoming qualified to safely operate another forklift with different controls, fuel systems, and attachments.