Powered industrial trucks like forklifts are used every day to lift and move equipment or materials. Because of the high risk of injury and even death, while operating a powered industrial truck, some use and training recommendations have been developed to improve safety. This training is ideal for all workers who operate or supervise the operation of forklifts.
- State the most common causes of forklift injuries and fatalities
- Identify key elements for the safe operation of a forklift, including stability and load handling
- Recognize the most important considerations for stopping a lift and/or ending a shift