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Lift Truck Operator Training     
Course Information
The NDSC’s qualified trainers provide forklift training that is effective and OSHA compliant*. Our training supports OSHA standards, including 29 CFR 1910.178(l) – General Industry and 29 CFR 1926.602(d) – Construction standards.


OSHA Regulations: learn the causes of incidents and the regulations that promote safety
Lift Truck Design and Operating Principles: learn types of trucks, steering modes and stability considerations
Pre-Shift Safety Inspection and Preventive Maintenance: learn how to conduct pre-shift inspections and routine maintenance checks
Worksite Inspections: learn the right way to conduct worksite inspections
Pick Up A Load: learn to determine a lift truck’s rated capacity and how to safely pick up loads
Deliver A Load: learn how to drive with a mast or boom, set down a load and shut down a truck

Attendees will receive a full color 40-page participant workbook with interactive activities, charts and checklists. Upon successful completion, they will also receive a certificate of completion and wallet card.

Who Should Attend? Forklift operators; warehouse/shipping/receiving managers; construction site managers; safety managers; safety committee members; or operations managers.

Are you OSHA Compliant?
OSHA requires:

• Training for new operators that includes classroom, hands-on, and a hands-on evaluation in the work environment
• Refresher training in relevant topics and hands-on evaluation shall be provided to the operator when they have:
---> been observed to operate the vehicle in an unsafe manner;
---> been involved in an accident or near-miss incident;
---> received an evaluation that reveals that the operator is not operating the truck safely;
---> been assigned to drive a different type of truck; or
---> A condition in the workplace changes in a manner that could affect safe operation of the truck.
• An evaluation of each powered industrial truck operator's performance shall be conducted at least once every three years.
• Employers must ensure that each powered industrial truck operator is competent to operate a powered industrial truck safely, as demonstrated by the successful completion of the training and evaluation specified in 29 CFR 1910.178(l)(1).

OSHA standard 1910.178(l)(6) states: Certification. The employer shall certify that each operator has been trained and evaluated as required by this paragraph (l). The certification shall include the name of the operator, the date of the training, the date of the evaluation, and the identity of the person(s) performing the training or evaluation.

*Please note, per the OSHA standard, the NDSC cannot certify your operators. Our training supports the requirements set forth in the standard, but does not result in a certified forklift operator.
Facility Advertised pricing
Registration $175.00 member $220.00 non-member
Course Details
Course Code: LTO
Course Length: 1 day (8 hrs.)

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