Forklift Safety: Train the Trainer - National Safety Council

Learn how to train your forklift operators for safe operation and meet OSHA requirements. Our one-day course teaches candidate instructors how to develop and deliver complete in-house training programs, design exercises for staff evaluations, and instruct non-operators how to work safely around forklifts.

View the schedule and register for the virtual Lift Truck Operator Train the Trainer Course. Dates will be added regularly throughout 2021. Find classroom training here.

What you'll learn

  • OSHA Powered Industrial Truck Standard 1910.178 and 1926.602 compliance
  • How to evaluate operators' performance
  • How to educate non-operators about working safely around powered industrial trucks
  • How to teach safe procedures and maintenance

Course materials

Easy-to-follow Facilitator Guide delivered in both hard copy and electronic versions that let course leaders engage and involve participants through all seven instructional modules.

Who would benefit

Forklift operator trainers
Forklift operators
Warehouse/shipping and receiving managers
Construction site managers
Safety managers
Safety committee managers
Operations managers

If you are interested in a dedicated session, please contact Customer Service (800) 621-7619 or [email protected].

Let NSC Provide the Trainers

National Safety Council also provides 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.