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Forklift Training

Instructor-led course (700)

Course description

This course is a single-day, two-part course.  The first part consists of classroom training that will focus on the regulations, standards, and general physics that are involved in the safe operation of industrial lift trucks.  The second part of the course will focus on hands-on skills training and assessment on the selected equipment in the actual facility where the lift will be operated by the individual.

Grading criteria and passing score

The exam consists of two sections: one written and one hands-on. Students must pass each section with an 80% score or higher. If a student does not pass a section, he or she will be allowed to retake that particular section in accordance CHP Energy Solutions Research and Training's retesting policy.

Course topics

  • Responsibilities as operator
  • Conducting a pre-start inspection
  • Conducting a workplace inspection
  • Various types of equipment
  • Preventing accidents and identifying hazards in operation
  • OSHA regulations
  • Company policies
  • Pedestrian safety
  • Forklift physics
  • Load handling

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