The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that approximately 100 workplace fatalities occur each year in a forklift-related accidents. There are an addition 95,000 forklift-related injury accidents each year.
This course is designed to help you become a better forklift operator. If you are an experienced driver, this training may point out a habit that needs to be eliminated so you can drive more safely. If you are a new operator, this training will identify good habits to acquire so you can become a safe operator.
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
- Recognize general engineering principles associated with forklift safety
- Identify factors that lead to forklifts tipping over
- Distinguish between safe and unsafe forklift operations
- Describe the difference between driving an automobile and a forklift
- Identify general loading and unloading principles associated with forklift safety
- Specify safe refueling and recharging procedures
- List the steps to perform in walk-around and sit-down inspections