• Forklift Operator Certification

  • Forklift Operator Certification

    Forklift operator certification training programs can improve and reduce injuries in the workplace. Employees must know the safe operation of forklifts and the performance of the equipment. Our forklift training gives the operators the knowledge to operate safely and reduce accidents that cause downtime. Forklift accidents cause injuries to operators, workers on the job site, and even people nearby. The majority of accidents are caused by human errors which is a big safety risk. Accidents can be minimized or prevented through proper crane operator training and certification programs that meet the latest OSHA requirements.

    All Purpose Crane Training provides specialized forklift operator training for sit-down, stand-up, and telescopic forklifts. We also do training for both electric forklifts and propane forklift trucks. Replacing forklift batteries and propane cylinder training can be added to the training course. Training is offered at your location or anywhere in the United States. If available to you forklift operator certification training can be done online from your desktop or laptop computer. Safety is our first priority. Call and get scheduled in a forklift class today.

    Forklift Operator Certification Training CCR Title 8 Sec 3668, CFR 1910.178

    Power industrial trucks. General Requirements.

    Overview Of Forklift Operator Course:

    In this course, we’ll discuss the importance of forklift operator training and the responsibilities of a professional forklift operator. The skills and techniques you can use to ensure safe operation and incident prevention.

    Operator Training Topics:

    • Forks
    • Fork pins or locks
    • carriage
    • Load backrest
    • lift and tilt cylinders
    • Drive tires
    • Overhead guard or falling object protection structure (FOPS)
    • Steering wheel
    • Brake pedal
    • Accelerator
    • Operator restraint system
    • Steer Tires
    • Counterweight

    Forklift Pre-operation Inspection

    Federal law requires all forklifts to be inspected at least once per shift.

    Training Requirements Of A Forklift Operator

    You need to be familiar with a forklift’s weight capacity, where the data plate is located, and what information about the capacity it provides, the controls, functions, and operating characteristics of each forklift truck you operate.

    Loading Dock Safety

    Many incidents occur while working on loading docks.

    Engineering Principles

    Forklifts are designed on a 3-point suspension system.

    Falling Loads

    Many coworkers are injured each year by falling loads.

    Safety Review

    Be familiar with the trucks you operate.

    Forklift Operator Conclusion

    As a professional operator, you have full responsibility for the safe and proper operation of your forklift. Your safety and the safety of your coworkers depend on it. Professionals don’t leave safety to a chance.