The Safe Forklift Operation for Supervisors course from OSHA Education School is an introductory online training designed for supervisorial personnel in the Manufacturing industry. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported almost 8,000 forklift related injuries in 2018 with more than 24% occurring in Manufacturing environments.
Ideal for Supervisors of both operators and nonoperators of forklifts, the 30-minute Safe Forklift Operation for Supervisors course emphasizes an interactive approach to best safety practices and procedures in and around forklift operations.
OSHA Education School’s Safe Forklift Operation for Supervisors course is designed for supervisors in Manufacturing to raise awareness of forklift hazards and promote safe forklift operations in the workplace. Specific course topics include the following:
Injury statistics for forklift operations
Four resources on safe forklift operations
Seven forklift classifications and power sources
Primary forklift components and safety features
Forklift Operator Certification requirements
Inspection and maintenance guidelines for safe forklift operation
Forklift hazards and best safety practices
Elements of a comprehensive forklift operation safety program
Responsibilities of Supervisors who manage employees in and around forklifts
Links to additional information
Knowledge checks to evaluate your understandingdescriptionoutlineBenefits