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Forklifts: High-Impact Forklift Safety (Graphic)

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Course Format
  Video On Demand
Product ID
erisfshg_vod
Training Time ?
22 to 30 minutes
Language(s)
English
Video Format
Standard Definition Wide
Required Plugins
None
Number of Lessons
10
Quiz Questions
8
Question Feedback
Wrong Answer Remediation
Lesson Bookmarking
Downloadable Resources
Interactive Producer
Mastery Training Content Network
Original Content Producer
Educational Resources, Inc. (Safety)
Overview

Powered industrial trucks, forklifts or lift trucks are commonly used in a wide range of workplaces, but when accidents involving these vehicles occur the results can be dramatic and deadly. With this step-by-step online training video, workers see incidents of improper forklift use and the graphic results of these behaviors. The course demonstrates how to avoid these situations with proper safety precautions.

Proper protocol for forklift use starts with the user being qualified to run the specific type of lift truck he or she is working with. The program explains how forklifts operate differently from automobiles and require different and increased safety measures. The video informs users that drivers have to be aware of different elements of the truck's environment to safely use it around pedestrians.

Around forklifts, coworkers can be crushed between the truck and a solid standing object, struck by material on a raised load, struck when stored items become unstable and injured while riding on a lift truck. The program also explores a forklift's unique features such as telescoping masts and the relationships between the truck and a user's driving surface, processes involved in loading trailers and rail cars and the specific safety risks these features entail.

Because of their power and versatility, forklifts are in use on many jobsites, but those same features are what make them hazardous if improperly used. The program shows how the unsafe use of forklifts causes property damage, personal injury and even death. Use this graphic online training video to demonstrate the risks and safety procedures to consider when using or working near a forklift or other powered-industrial truck.

Audience

Workers who use forklifts or work at jobsites where forklifts are commonly used

Topics
The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • Types of Powered Industrial Trucks
  • Proper Forklift Operation
  • Collisions
  • Preventing Injury to Others
  • Preventing Injury to Yourself
  • Rated Capacity
  • Preventing Tip Overs
  • Areas to Inspect
  • Conclusion

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