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Powered Industrial Truck (Forklift) Training

Powered Industrial Truck
(Forklift) Training

Worker Safety Net offers both classroom and hands-on qualification training.

OSHA's Powered Industrial Truck (Forklift) Standard, 1910.178, requires forklift training for anyone who operates a powered industrial truck, including a lift truck. This course encourages participants to take an active role by observing, analyzing and discussing recommended forklift safety practices. Employers must document operators have been trained and evaluated every 3 years. Worker Safety Net recommends operators receive classroom retraining annually to maintain proficiency. 

All training is held in English only. Students must be able to read, write and converse in English. 
Travel and other fees may apply.


Forklift Classroom and Hands-On Training

$100/Student; members: $90/student

Worker Safety Net provides forklift classroom training, and a forklift skills assessment on-site at your place of employment in a single session. This training is for many types and models of forklifts and lift trucks.

  • Hands-on training on one piece of equipment followed by a check ride will satisfy initial training. Students will be awarded a document of completion.The employer must continue to provide practical training on individual equipment models to fully comply with the OSHA standard. Employers must document operators have been trained and evaluated every 3 years.


Classroom-Only Forklift Training

$80/Student; Members: $70/student

Worker Safety Net offers classroom-only training to simplify the task of qualifying forklift operators by having us provide the classroom training. Employers can then provide practical training sessions as their workloads allow. This satisfies OSHA's Powered industrial Truck (Forklift) Standard, 29CFR 1910.178, requirement to provide classroom training prior to practical training on individual forklifts before the company can certify the employee.

  • Students will be awarded a document of completion that will satisfy the classroom portion of OSHA's Powered Industrial Truck (Forklift) Standard, 1910.178. The employer must provide practical training on individual equipment models to complete the training IAW that standard. Employers must document operators have been trained and evaluated every 3 years.