Forklifts may look easy to use, but there’s a lot of important information you need to know to operate one safely! This course will help you identify how forklifts work, prepare to safely operate them, understand how to drive and maneuver a forklift safely, examine stability and safe load handling, and identify safe forklift practices in the workplace.
This course bundle includes the following bite-sized, mobile-ready courses:
Forklift Safety Program
Describe general workplace Forklift Safety Program requirements.
How Forklifts Work
Describe how forklifts are powered and identify common parts of a forklift.
Forklifts: Operator Inspection & Maintenance
Identify items included in a typical pre-use forklift inspection and describe actions to take if you suspect a mechanical problem.
Forklifts: Safe Driving
Explain safe practices for starting, driving, and stopping a forklift and describe actions to take in case of tip-over.
Forklifts: Safe Work Practices
Describe safe work practices to protect forklift operators and pedestrians from injury.
Explain basic principles that govern forklift balance and stability.
Forklifts: Load Handling
Describe best practices for safely preparing and handling a load with a forklift.
Forklifts: Workplace Conditions
Identify potentially hazardous operating conditions in the workplace, describe best practices for driving at grade and on ramps, and explain actions to take to avoid indoor air quality hazards.