Florida Forklift Certification
      OSHA COMPLIANCE

Companies and Individual

For Experience Operators
Forklift Training Course :

This is a fully comprehensive course designed for experienced lift truck operators with the skills and knowledge necessary for a variety of responsibilities and function involved in the operation and maintenance of the forklift. The training enforces the safety of the pedestrian and the operator. Pre-start up inspection and startup safety procedures, routine maintenance practice, and operating techniques are examined.This course is comprised of intensive classroom instruction, including discussion and a written test, as well as hands-on practical training and evaluation. At the conclusion of this program students should be able to demonstrate safe operation of forklift as required by the
OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration Standard CFR- 29 -1910-178.

Upon successful completion of the course, the operator will be presented with a lift truck certificate as proof of training

Course Duration:

·
4 hours ( 3 Hour Theory and 1 Hour of Practical Evaluation )
· Four operators per session to allow for maximum instructor/operator interaction


Program Outline:



Theoretical

·
Introduction to OSHA
· Standard Federal Requirements 29 CFR 1910.178
· Pedestrian awareness
· Basic principles: lift truck design and operation
· Parts of a truck/pre-shift inspection
· Operation of truck
· Fuel sources (battery and propane and Diesel / Gasoline)
· General safety rules/guidelines
· Summary (written test)
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Practical evaluations – (Must Pass)

Practical

· performing of pre-shift inspection
· battery maintenance and charging procedures
· propane cylinder exchange
· safe operating techniques
· load handling/selection
· dock safety
· extensive hands-on training and application

Evaluations:



Must Pass Written Evaluation
Must Pass Practical Evaluation


School Equipment:



Students will have the opportunity to use the following school equipment as required throughtout the program: Sit-Down I/C Counterbalance class IV lift truck
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