OSHA 29 CFR 1910.178 Powered Industrial Trucks & ANSI 656.1 Safety Standard for Powered Industrial Trucks Training Certification
 
 
  • OSHA states that employees need to be trained to ensure that they know, understand, and follow the applicable provisions of the hazardous energy control procedures.
  • The training must cover at least three areas: aspects of the employer's energy control program; elements of the energy control procedure relevant to the employee's duties or assignment; and the various requirements of the OSHA standards related to lockout/tagout.
 
 
Training Includes:
 
  • Forklift Types
  • Rearsteering
  • Turning Radius
  • Combined Center of Gravity and the Stability Triangle
  • Load Center and Controls
  • Load Capacity
  • Proper Load Positioning and Handling
  • Hazard Awareness
  • Picking
  • Traveling with and Placing a Load
  • Parking
  • Refueling and Battery Charging
  • Pre-operation Inspection (visual and operational checks)
  • Maintenance
 
 
COST: $55 per person. Certificate and wallet card upon completion.
Optional Driving Performance test (required by OSHA) available, call for details and price.