Powered industrial trucks like forklifts are used every day to lift and move equipment or materials. Forklifts weigh as much as a pickup truck and can be more difficult to maneuver. Lift operators and other warehouse personnel need to understand and appreciate the risk presented by powered industrial trucks. That’s why you are taking this course.
- 1. Introduction
- 2. Safety and Pre-use Inspections
- 3. Handling Loads
- 4. Conclusion
- State the most common causes of forklift injuries and fatalities.
- Identify key elements for safe operation of a forklift, including stability and load handling.
- Recognize the most important considerations for stopping a lift and/or ending a shift.