Forklift Training for Lift Truck Operators - National Safety Council

Forklift Training for Lift Truck Operators

NSC Training is OSHA Compliant

National Safety Council trainers provide forklift training that is effective and OSHA-compliant. Trainers employ NIOSH training and coaching methods in a non-lecture format to develop safer forklift operators. One-day training is available online and on-site at your work location.

Open Enrollment: Lift Truck Operator Virtual Course

Product number: 442004037
Max seats: 30
Duration: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) (6.5 hours of instruction, 30-minute lunch break)

2021 Sessions

• Aug. 12
• Sept. 7
• Oct. 4
• Nov. 8
• Dec. 1

Learn safety basics for forklift operators in a one-day virtual instructor led course from any internet-connected device.* In a creative, blended approach to training, NSC combines traditional training methods with technology to achieve learning and safety objectives.  The interactive design integrates group-based activities and hazard-based scenarios presented with graphically rich visual materials. You will learn:

• Moving with and without a load
• Picking up and stacking a load
• Special considerations, such as trailers, ramps and elevators
• Working safely around forklifts
• OSHA Powered Industrial Truck Standard 1910.178 and 1926.602 compliance

*To complete the course, hands-on skills testing will need to be performed by a trained evaluator at the employer's location and on the employer's equipment. NSC Lift Truck Operator Train-the-Trainer course is available for would-be skill evaluators.

Course materials include an easy-to-follow electronic participant guide.

Who Would Benefit:

  • Lift truck operator trainers
  • Lift truck operators
  • Warehouse/shipping/receiving employees
  • Construction site employees
  • Safety managers
  • Safety committee members
  • Operations managers

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