Forklift Hazards For Construction

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Forklift Hazards For Construction

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 1 Hours 0 Minutes

Location: Online or In-Person

Overview & Objectives

The Forklift Hazards for Construction online training from Exceed Safety is an intermediate-level course designed to teach a broad scope of safety rules surrounding operating a forklift. Participants can expect to learn how to establish a standard checklist for ensuring consistency and best practices in forklift operations. Additionally, participants can expect to cover the essential tasks forklift operators should observe, as governed by OSHA standards.

Exceed Safety’s Forklift Hazards for Construction online training offers a broad, intermediate-level training regarding proper forklift safety training and operations in accordance with OSHA standards. Specific course topics include the following:

  • Introduction to forklift safety
  • Training surrounding forklifts
  • Basic terminology
  • Stability of forklifts
  • Four basic tasks
  • Basic rules of operation
  • Final considerations

Specific industry terms discussed throughout the duration of the course include the following:

  • Mast
  • Carriage
  • Backrest
  • Lift and tilt cylinders
  • Overhead guard
  • Cage
  • Forks
  • Vertical Mast Rough Terrain Forklift (RTFL)
  • Variable Reach RTFL
  • Truck and trailer mounted RTFL

Who is this Course for?

The Forklift Hazards for Construction online safety course is designed specifically for forklift operators and trainers, as well as individuals who may potentially undergo forklift training for work at the jobsite at a later date. Individuals who will specifically benefit from this course include the following:

  • Construction forklift operators
  • Construction forklift trainers
  • Construction workers who may use forklifts

Features & Benefits

Exceed Safety’s Forklift Hazards for Construction online safety course teaches the proper safety procedures and operations for forklifts in the construction sector. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will:

  • Know the basic parts and stability points on a forklift
  • Understand forklift hazard points
  • Understand the importance of attending regular forklift hazard courses
  • Know all basic terminology and general rules of forklift operations

In Person Training

Participants in this course can expect to be engaged with a dynamic, intentional, and highly experienced instructor. Our in-person class allows for questions to be answered immediately, open discussions, and hands-on learning. Some classes can be done via Zoom (just give us a call) and can be combined with virtual-blended learning. It is our goal to teach with a variety of strategies that allow everyone to be engaged in a fun and comfortable learning environment.  We have also partnered with ClickSafety to provide a wide variety of interactive online courses to meet the needs of all our clients.