Forklift Course Outline

Introduction  

  • Equipment anatomy and inspections
  • Stability of forklifts
  • Safe Operations
  • Six Most Common Hazards
  • Types of Forklifts
  • Attachments
  • Training Requirements
  • Pre-shift Inspections
  • Monthly and Yearly Inspections
  • Load Tests
Components and Anatomy  
  • Operator’s Manual & Warning Labels
  • Engine Check
  • Battery Hazards & Care
  • Forklift Chassis
  • Mast & Forks
  • Operator’s Compartment
Stability and Capacity  
  • Center of Gravity
  • Stability Triangle
  • Stability Pyramid
  • Dynamic Conditions
Forklift Hazards  
  • Struck by Forklift
  • Hit by Falling Load
  • Tip Over
  • Elevating Personnel
  • Ran Off Dock
  • Maintenance Related
Safe Operation  
  • Know your Forklift
  • Know your Worksite
  • Parking the Forklift
  • Operating the Forklift
  • Working around Pedestrians
  • Safe Load Handling
  • Traveling with a Load
  • Elevating Personnel
  • Loading & Unloading Trailers