Forklift Courses

Forklift - Fundamentals

This lesson is the first lesson in a five-lesson curriculum, designed to provide workers with an awareness of the federal safety regulations for operating a forklift. The five-lesson curriculum fulfills the formal-instruction portion of forklift operator certification training, and is designed to precede practical operator training and site-specific training. The regulations for operating a forklift, also referred to as a powered industrial truck, are outlined in 29 CFR 1910. This lesson presents some fundamental information about operating a forklift, including the differences between driving a forklift and driving a car, the most common hazards associated with operating a forklift, and the training requirements to operate a forklift.

Also available in Spanish

$9.00 | 19 minutes

Forklift - Stability and Capacity

This lesson is the second lesson in a five-lesson curriculum designed to provide workers with an awareness of the federal safety regulations for operating a forklift. The curriculum serves as the formal instruction component of forklift operator training, and generally precedes hands-on operator training and site-specific training. The regulations for operating forklifts are outlined in 29 CFR 1910. This lesson will define key forklift stability concepts, explain how to calculate a forklift's capacity, and describe stability factors and guidelines.

Also available in Spanish

$9.00 | 15 minutes

Forklift - Load Handling

This lesson is the third lesson in a five-lesson curriculum designed to provide workers with an awareness of the federal safety regulations for operating a forklift. The curriculum serves as the formal instruction component of forklift operator training, and generally precedes hands-on operator training and site-specific training. The regulations for operating a forklift are outlined in 29 CFR 1910. This lesson will present general information on load handling challenges as well as procedures for how to evaluate, pick up, travel with, and set down a load. The lesson will also describe methods for dealing with some environmental challenges associated with load handling, including high stacks, ramps, loading docks, and trailers.

Also available in Spanish

$9.00 | 15 minutes

Forklift - Safe Driving

This lesson is the fourth lesson in a five-lesson curriculum designed to provide workers with an awareness of the federal safety regulations for operating a forklift. The curriculum serves as the formal-instruction component of forklift operator training, and generally precedes hands-on operator training and site-specific training. The regulations for operating a forklift are outlined in 29 CFR 1910. This lesson will present some forklift safety basics, as well as information on how to drive a forklift safely around pedestrians, on challenging surfaces, and in enclosed spaces.

Also available in Spanish

$9.00 | 20 minutes

Forklift - Inspection and Maintenance

This lesson is the fifth lesson in a five-lesson curriculum designed to provide workers with an awareness of the federal safety regulations for operating a forklift. The curriculum serves as the formal-instruction component of forklift operator training, and generally precedes hands-on operator training and site-specific training. The regulations for operating a forklift are outlined in 29 CFR 1910. This lesson will present basic information on how to inspect and maintain a forklift, including information on how to refuel an internal combustion engine forklift and how to recharge an electric forklift.

Also available in Spanish

$9.00 | 20 minutes