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Forklift: Forklift Safety: Step Back for Safety

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Advantage™  Advantage™
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36 to 72 minutes
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Standard Definition
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Browsers Supported
IE Desktop
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MasteryNet Player
Lesson Interactions
Quiz Questions
Closed Captioning
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Moxie Media
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This training program, part of the Step Back for Safety Series, teaches the learner to safely operate a forklift; and identifies what all employees can do to keep themselves safe when working on or around forklifts.

Learning about the stability triangle is crucial for safe forklift use; along with the inspection process, proper forklift operation; and gaining a sense of personal responsibility to keep everyone safe in the workplace. This course covers all these important topics.

Advantage™ This course is in the Advantage™ format, to read about Advantage™ features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Rich multimedia presentation with interactions and quiz
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 60 days to complete the course

Anyone working on or around a forklift.

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • You Need to Know
    • Forklift hazards
    • Operating the forklift safely
  • Information Sources
    • Regulations and standards
    • Types of steering
    • The load chart
  • The Stability Triangle and Forklift Terminology
    • The stability triangle
    • Rated capacity
    • Instability factors
    • Forklift terminology
  • Forklift Inspection
    • Daily inspection
    • Inspection items
    • When to use a forklift
    • Inspecting the forklift's route
  • Operating the Forklift
    • Preparing to travel
    • Sizing up the load
    • Transporting the load
    • Testing the load for stability
    • Turning off the forklift
  • It's Your Responsibility
    • Professional conduct
    • Away from suspended loads
Intended Performance Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course you will be better prepared to:
  • Be aware of forklift hazards.
  • Utilize informational sources for forklift safety.
  • Maintain forklift stability.
  • Utilize forklift terminology.
  • Properly inspect the forklift.
  • Safely operate the forklift.
  • Take personal responsibility for safely using the forklift.

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