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Powered Industrial Truck Safety Awareness for Supervisors for Manufacturing

Course ID: CLK0634
Level: Intermediate
Duration: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Language: English

ClickSafety’s Powered Industrial Truck Safety Awareness for Supervisors for Manufacturing training is designed to teach supervisorial participants the overall importance of safety and preparedness in relation to forklift operations. Each year forklifts account for nearly 100 deaths and 100,000 injuries.

This intermediate online training is designed to provide an interactive course in which Manufacturing Supervisors will gain a heightened awareness the safety protocols required for the operations of powered industrial trucks. Furthermore, participants can expect to learn how to implement proper safety protocols for the workplace.

ClickSafety’s Powered Industrial Truck Safety Awareness for Supervisors for Manufacturing course is an intermediate level online training providing tools and strategies for Supervisors regarding best practices in workplaces where forklifts are utilized and operated. With tips from OSHA , this is a robust, in-depth training. Specific course topics include the following:

  • An overview of the types and various fundamentals of each of the seven classes of trucks (from Class I to Class VII)
  • Details about the two main power sources that are used to operate industrial trucks — internal combustion and electric – and the various kinds of fuel that may be used with the pros and cons of each fuel explained
  • Extensive forklift guidance including their parts, their attachments, their controls, and other important features such as their nameplates and their caution labels
  • Detailed, in-depth information on forklift instruments, types and parts of forklift batteries, and the important overhead guard on the forklift
  • Dos and don’ts in the safe operation and maneuvering of the forklift – from pre-operation and inspection steps through maneuvering and safe load-handling
  • How-to information on load handling, including lifting loads, lowering loads, and high tiering  
  • Potential hazards of forklifts entering and leaving truck trailers and railroad cars – dangerous scenarios including slipping, falling off the loading dock, or braking failures 
  • Unsafe physical conditions ranging from the surface the forklift operates on to nearby pedestrian traffic, from traveling on ramps, grades, and loading docks to navigating narrow aisles and elevators
  • Explanation of the 11 OSHA powered industrial truck designations with helpful links to the OSHA website provided as an added resource  
  • Practical tips and links to additional Department of Labor and CDC resources
  • Intermittent “Knowledge Check” slides throughout to confirm full understanding
  • Overview of training requirements for safety-conscious supervisors to implement to ensure knowledgeable and competent operators

The Powered Industrial Truck Safety Awareness for Supervisors for Manufacturing course from ClickSafety is designed specifically for Supervisors within the Manufacturing industry.

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 Powered Industrial Truck Safety Awareness for Supervisors for Manufacturing is an interactive training that may be completed at the participant’s own pace in approximately 90 minutes. With links and additional information from OSHA, the DOL, and the CDC, participants can expect a comprehensive overview of forklift pre-operation, inspection, operation, and training. Upon successful completion of this course, participants can expect to:

  • Identify the types and fundamentals of powered industrial trucks
  • Know how to perform inspections and maintenance on powered industrial trucks
  • Consider how to best maneuver a forklift – on various surfaces and different grades including ramps and docks and among narrow aisles
  • Fully comprehend how to handle forklift loads safely
  • Identify various types of potential hazards
  • Outline training requirements for your employees
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