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Safe Forklift Operation: To The Point

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Product ID
ttpcsfop_vod
Training Time ?
12 to 21 minutes
Language(s)
English,Spanish
Video Format
High Definition
Required Plugins
None
Number of Lessons
11
Quiz Questions
9
Closed Captioning
Question Feedback
Wrong Answer Remediation
Lesson Bookmarking
Downloadable Resources
Interactive Producer
Mastery Training Content Network
Original Content Producer
To The Point Communications, Inc.
Overview

This program covers the importance of safe and effective forklift operation and maneuvering to prevent serious accidents or death. According to statistics reported to government inspectors by employers, 100 workers are killed in forklift related accidents every year in the United States, 20,000 workers are seriously injured in forklift related accidents every year in the U.S. and 34,000 injuries are treated in emergency rooms every year due to forklift accidents.

This course covers operator training, the administration of a preoperational inspection, determining the truck’s lifting capacity and a forklift’s combined center of gravity and stability triangle. The second half of the course takes a close look at safe operating techniques for maintaining stability, carefully and safely placing and lifting loads, appropriate and safe driving techniques, and precautions with the loading dock and trailer.

Utilize this course among your employees to ensure safe and effective forklift operation to prevent serious injury or death.

Audience

This course is intended for those whose job involves the operation or maintenance of a forklift, or powered industrial truck.

Topics
The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • Operator Training and Certification
  • Forklifts Maneuver Differently than Automobiles
  • Pre-Operational Inspection
  • Determining the Truck's Lifting Capacity
  • Combined Center of Gravity and Stability Triangle
  • Safe Operating Techniques for Maintaining Stability
  • Lifting and Placing Loads
  • Safe Driving Techniques
  • Loading Dock and Trailer Precautions
  • Conclusion

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