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The Forklift Operator Certification Preparation for Construction online course from ClickSafety is a certificate-level course that focuses on the safe operation of a sit-down, counterbalanced forklift. Participants will learn the general safety rules and driver evaluations required in order to obtain a forklift certification card. Furthermore, students will learn the most up-to-date OSHA regulations and what one needs to know in order to remain safe while working with forklifts.
NOTICE: Employers must provide hands-on training and applicable certificate of completion. ClickSafety provides the Forklift Performance Test Form upon request.
The Forklift Operator Certification Preparation for Construction course is based on applicable OSHA standards and covers construction of the lift, inspection criteria, operational characteristics, load handing, center of gravity and stability, fueling, general safety, and more. Participants are encouraged to further course learning and instruction by reviewing the OSHA regulations found in the Code of Federal Regulations, Article 29, General Industry Standards, Section 1910.178, Powered Industrial Trucks. Specific course focus and topics include the following:
Overview of forklift operator certification
OSHA’s regulatory changes
Powered industrial trucks (general)
Counterbalanced lift trucks
Counterbalanced lift trucks (concerns)
Counterbalanced lift trucks (concerns, part 2)
Pre-shift inspections (part 2)
Operating safety rules and practices
Summary of forklift operator certification
Case reports and four unique case studies
10 separate operation examinations following each individual topic
Industry terms covered through the duration of the course include:
The Forklift Operator Certification Preparation for Construction training is a one hour and 30-minute long certificate/card-level course designed to prepare those for safe use of forklifts onsite. The training is primarily intended for the following:
Fork truck operators
Construction safety personnel
If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please browse our full selection of Online Courses and Safety Packs, call 800-971-1080, or Contact Us online.
ClickSafety’s Forklift Operator Certification Preparation for Construction online course will teach all participants about a major safety device, required by OSHA, that can save any lift operator’s life and help mitigate risk. Participants who successfully finish this course will:
Be prepared to take the required performance test administered by the individual employer to receive a forklift operator certificate
Demonstrate knowledge and skills in both lift inspection and evaluation
Be well-versed in OSHA’s safety guidelines for safe fork truck operations