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.

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 with companion DVD (plus PC/Mac CD-ROM version) that lets course leaders engage and involve participants through all seven instructional modules.

Who would benefit

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