Forklift Training in Southern California
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If you own a business in Southern California that uses a forklift, then your operators should receive proper training. While a forklift can be beneficial to a business by moving heavy cargo, it’s also crucial to make sure that it’s operated in a safe manner. In fact, Cal/OSHA regulationsstipulate that employers “shall ensure that each powered industrial truck operator is competent to operate a powered industrial truck safely, as demonstrated by the successful completion of the training and evaluation specified.” In other words, it’s legally required that your workers receive the appropriate training to learn how to operate a forklift.
Types of Forklifts We Offer Training For
- Sit Down Forklifts
- Stand-Up Forklifts
- Articulating Forklifts
- Telehandler / Rough Terrain Forklifts
What You’ll Learn From Our Forklift Training Class
Our forklift training occurs under the direct supervision of experienced personnel, and consists of a combination of formal instruction with lectures, video tapes, practical training, and an evaluation of the operator’s performance in the workplace. Our training covers topics such as steering and maneuvering, visibility, fork and attachment adaptation, operation, and use limitations. Read on to find out what each aspect of the curriculum entails.
Part 1: An Overview of Forklift Driving & Safety Practices
During the first portion of the class, we’ll explain how to properly and safely operate a forklift. Since safety is of the utmost importance, we’ll explain how to perform a thorough pre-trip safety inspection. From leak checks and tire tread to the chains and the horn–we’ll make sure you know what parts of the forklift to examine before every ride.
Part 2: Hands-On Driving & Safety Evaluation
Most people learn best by doing.That’s why during the second part of the class, we’ll put your knowledge and skills to the test! We’ll have you perform a pre-trip inspection, and then we’ll have you drive a forklift: an experienced trainer will thoroughly evaluate your forklift driving abilities, and If we notice mistakes, errors, or weaknesses, we’ll demonstrate how they should be corrected.
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