This class will cover the use of forklifts and other types of powered industrial trucks (PIT).  Class time will be spent discussing the limitations of use, overall safety requirements, hands on training and performance review.

Topics to include:

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    • Trained
    • Competent
    • Documented
  • Differences between a vehicle and a forklift
  • Elements of a forklift
  • Maintenance and inspections
  • Limitations and lift characteristics
  • How to operate and vehicle stability
  • Jobsite operations
  • Refueling
  • How to handle different loads
  • Operating on slope or hills
  • Operating in hazardous locations
  • Refresher training requirements