Forklift Safety Training Course

Train your employees on efficient and safe forklift operations

Powered industrial trucks (PITs) are useful industrial vehicles for loading, unloading, transporting, and stacking materials. But improper or careless use of these vehicles can lead to severe injuries and even deaths among workers. In this course, you'll learn the common causes of forklift-related fatalities, key inspection areas, how to operate a forklift safely and efficiently, and other related topics. The online training course includes a handout, worksheets, scenarios, and a final assessment.

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Course Outline

Forklift Safety Training Course
1.   Course Overview
  • Course Overview
2.   Forklift Safety
  • What is PIT & Its Types
  • Pre-Use Inspections & Safety Concerns
  • Load Control
  • Traversing & Environmental Conditions
  • Loading Trucks & Work Stoppage
  • Chapter Feedback
3.   Knowledge Actions
  • Handout: Do’s & Don’ts of Forklift Operations
  • General Safety Rules Quiz
  • Scenario 1: Inclines vs. Declines
  • Scenario 2: Pedestrian Safety
  • Chapter Feedback
4.   Conclusion
  • Course Handouts
  • Assessment
  • Course Feedback

About The Instructor

Dexter Williams

Born and raised in Selma, Alabama. Dexter attended Alabama A&M University where he obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering. During college he fell in love with fitness and decided to become a certified fitness trainer. After training at a local Atlanta gym, Dexter realized his passion for helping people. He decided to obtain various OSHA certifications and started a career in the health and safety industry. 

Dexter has led health & safety programs in various industries, such as Nuclear Power Plants, the Cruise Line Industry, Warehousing, and EV Battery Manufacturing. In his spare time, he likes to workout, play sports, spend time with family and fly his drone. 

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