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Load Handling - Forklift Operator

Learning Objectives

  • List the necessary requirements before picking up a load.
  • List the correct steps and practices in picking up a load.
  • Identify the correct height to travel with a load.
  • State the correct method to negotiate grades or ramps with both a loaded and unloaded forklift.
  • List the correct steps and practices in setting down a load.
  • List the correct steps and procedures when working with stacks.

Available in English

15 Minutes

Learners will demonstrate awareness of safe forklift operation principles by identifying basic key features on the lift, recognizing the technical components of forklift operation, listing safe load handling and driving practices, stating general safety rules, and inspecting and maintaining lift equipment.

Course Outline
  • Load Handling Challenges
  • Evaluating a Load
  • Handling a Load
  • Dealing with Environmental Challenges
  • 29 CFR 1910.178 Lift truck related topics.