Forklift Safety Training Online

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Applicable Regulations

29 CFR 1910.178(l)

Who Should Take This Course?

Primary Audience: Potential operators of Powered Industrial Trucks, whether first-time users or experienced operators in need of a safety review.

Secondary Audience: Supervisors, company safety personnel,warehouse workers, industrial site workers, dock workers, cargo loaders and maintenance personnel.


As required by 29 CFR 1910.178, operators of Powered Industrial Trucks must complete a specific program of training (including formal instruction, practical training and an evaluation of performance). This online course from Compliance Solutions assists in meeting training requirements by providing principles and procedures involved in the safe operation of these vehicles.

Course Objectives

At the completion of Forklift Safety Training the student should understand the following as they apply to powered industrial trucks:

  • Safety practices in preparing a forklift/powered-truck for use
  • Principles of stability
  • Inspection protocol
  • Safe driving practices

Completion Instructions, Requirements, and Checklist

Assessment Quiz on completion of the online module.

CEU’s, Duration, Prerequisites

Duration: 1-2 Hours
Prerequisites: No prerequisites are assigned to Forklift Safety Training.

Course Topics - Contact Us for a Detailed Outline

  • Driving A Load
  • Fueling And Charging
  • Pre-Use Inspections
  • Regulations
  • Safe Driving Practices
  • Types Of Industrial Trucks