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Safe Forklift Operation for General Industry

Course ID: MOOD45
Level: Intermediate
Duration: 0 Hours 45 Minutes
Language: English
CEUs: 0.10

The Safe Forklift Operation for General Industry training from ClickSafety is an intermediate-level course focusing on common hazards associated with operating forklifts. This course provides participants with an overview of forklift operations, as well as risk mitigation techniques. Please note that this course is not intended to be used as training for forklift operator certification.

ClickSafety’s Safe Forklift Operation for General Industry training is designed to identify forklift regulations and resources governing safe forklift operations, as well as identify the types of forklift classes and common parts. Specific course topics include the following:

  • Regulations and resources
  • Forklift classifications, types, and parts
  • Operator and non-operator hazards and hazard recognition
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Forklift inspections
  • Operating forklifts near persons and/or pedestrian traffic
  • Lifting a person
  • Trucks and trailers
  • Forklift attachments
  • Tip-overs
  • Stability triangle
  • Data plate
  • Load handling rules and regulations
  • Charging and fueling
  • Maintenance, service, and repairs
  • Employer-certified training program vs. refresher training
  • Operator evaluations

Specific industry terms covered throughout the three courses include the following:

  • Forklift
  • Powered industrial truck
  • Forklift hazards
  • OSHA
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
  • Rider truck
  • Narrow aisle truck
  • Hand truck
  • Hand/rider truck
  • Electric and internal combustion engine tractor

The Safe Forklift Operation for General Industry course is indented for all workers in the general industry sector who may come into contact or work directly with forklift operations. Specific industries may include warehousing, manufacturing, and transportation, and the following roles will specifically benefit from this course:

  • Forklift operators
  • Supervisors of forklift operations
  • Forklift maintenance personnel
  • Forklift non-operators

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 Safe Forklift Operation for General Industry training is designed to give participants a thorough understanding of best practices and common hazards associated with forklift operations. Upon successful completion of this course, participants can expect to:

  • Identify the number of classes of forklifts, as well as their common parts
  • Recognize hazards associated with forklift operations
  • Identify best practices for eliminating or minimizing the hazards associated with forklift operations
  • Understand the basics of forklift operations
  • Know when and what forklift operating is required

All course participants must complete the full course to receive 0.1 CEU credits. Participants must achieve a score of 100% at each knowledge checkpoint and fill out the course evaluation to receive his or her certificate of completion. Upon successful completion, participants will receive a course completion certificate showing the CEUs earned that may be printed at any time.

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CEU Requirements

To receive CEU credit for taking this course, you must:

• Pass the knowledge checkpoints and complete the entire course.
• Complete the course evaluation form at the end of the course.

Upon successful completion, you will receive a certificate showing the CEUs earned.