100503 – Forklift Safety Fundamentals
Forklift Safety Fundamentals covers how forklift operators can help protect themselves and those around them from potential harm while they’re driving a forklift.
This course provides an overview of the basics of forklift structure, function, and safety precautions for refueling and recharging forklifts. Best practices are introduced for maintaining stability while loading and driving and for navigating hazards and preventing and handling forklift tipovers. This course also covers the importance of properly inspecting forklifts before use. Lastly, the course encourages employees to speak up about any unsafe forklift practices or safety concerns they may have and to report any violations they suspect, witness, or learn about.
This course utilizes an immersive framework to enhance learner engagement.
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Key Terms: accidents | attachments | balance | battery | best practices | capacity | carriage | center of gravity | charging | counterbalance | driving | electric forklift | forklifts | gasoline forklift | hazards | industrial counterbalance lift truck | injuries | injury | inspections | liquid compressed gas forklift (LCG forklift) | load center | loading | mast | maximum capacity | nameplate | non-retaliation | Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) | operations | operators | overturns | pallet | pedestrians | powered industrial trucks (PITs) | recharging | refueling | reporting | risks | rollovers | safety devices | stability | stability triangle | tipovers | vehicle | workplace safety