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Forklift Hazards for Construction

    Forklift Hazards for Construction

    Course Overview

    Forklift Hazards for Construction is an intermediate online safety course where you will learn the basic rules for safely operating a forklift. This online course teaches you how to establish a standard checklist for ensuring consistency in forklift safety practices. In addition, we will cover the essential tasks forklift operators should observe, in accordance with OSHA standards.

    Intended Audience

    This online safety course is designed for forklift operators and trainers, as well as individuals who will potentially undergo forklift training at a later date.

    • Forklift Operators
    • Forklift Trainers
    • Construction Workers who potentially use forklifts

    Learning Objectives

    In this Forklift Hazards online safety course, we will teach you about the importance of attending a proper forklift safety training program before operating a forklift, in accordance with OSHA’s training standard. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to identify techniques for safely operating a forklift.

    Course Topics

    • Introduction to Forklift Safety
    • Training
    • Basic Terminology
    • Stability
    • Four Basic Tasks
    • Basic Rules of Operation
    • Final Considerations


    • Mast
    • Carriage
    • Backrest
    • Lift and Tilt Cylinders
    • Overhead Guard
    • Cage
    • Forks
    • Vertical Mast RTFL
    • Variable Reach RTFL
    • Truck and Trailer Mounted RTFL

    Features and Benefits

    By taking ClickSafety’s Forklift Hazards online safety course, you will learn the procedures for safely operating a forklift and the importance of attending regular forklift hazard courses in the future. Once you have successfully completed the course, you will:

    • Know the basic parts and stability points on a forklift
    • Understand forklift hazard points
    • Know basic terminology and the basic rules of operation
    Burlington, MA 01803
    Call: 800.971.1080