Operator Safety Training Makes Sense

A Program to help you meet and exceed OSHA forklift training requirement standard 29 CFR 1910.178 by offering specialized safety training videos, materials, and programs.

Our Course covers the following Topics

What is a lift truck?

  • Lift and carry a load
  • Powered Industrial Truck
  • LPG, gas, diesel, and electric
  • Only use the forklift for what it was designed to do
  • Any other use is unsafe
  • Do not push or pull loads

Type of lift trucks

  • Class I (Four wheel sit down electrics)
  • Class II (Stand up Electrics)
  • Class III (Electric Pallet Jacks)
  • Class IV (Cushion Tire Internal Combustion)
  • Class V (Pneumatic Tire Internal Combustion)

Two part checkout procedure

  • Walk around & Operational check
  • Reduce downtime
  • Increase productivity
  • Risk reduction
  • Required under OSHA

Part 1 – The walk around

  • Forks Warning Decals/Manuals
  • Load Back Rest Hydraulic Oil
  • Sheet Metal Covers Engine Oil
  • Tires & Wheels Radiator Fluid
  • Overhead Guard Battery connectors

Part 2 – Operational check

  • Data Plate & Load Chart Gauges & Instruments
  • Brakes Parking and Seat Brake
  • Directional Controls Steering
  • Entering and exiting a lift truck
  • Proper use of operators compartment
  • Learning about your truck before operating it
  • Use your operators guide
  • Rules of the road
  • Entering and Exiting Trailers and Rail Cars
  • Rail Road Tracks Crossing
  • Docks and Ramps
  • Picking up a load
  • Creep into a load
  • Depositing a Load
  • High Stacking
  • Capacity plates
  • Load Center
  • Stability Triangle

 Fueling Procedures

  • Gasoline and Diesel Fueling Procedures
  • Refueling the LP Gas Truck

 Battery Changing and Charging

  • Battery Discharge Indicator
  • Protective apparel
  • Gasoline and Diesel Fueling Procedures
  • Refueling the LP Gas Truck
  • Battery Discharge Indicator
  • Protective apparel