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Forklift Training

Complete forklift training and operator certification kit with OSHA compliant rules and regulations including instructor handbook, operator handbooks, DVD, authorization cards, certification awards, forklift safety rules poster and more.
Everything you need in one kit!
  • The #1 Nation’s Leader in forklift safety training
  • No Instructor Certification Needed
  • Everything you need in one kit
  • Certify forklift drivers in under 2 hours
  • OSHA Compliant in all 50 states
  • Simple to present and easy to understand
  • Available in English and Spanish
  • Featuring the award winning video “Greater Heights In Forklift Safety”

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OSHA, United States Occupational Safety & Health Administration

Forklift Training OSHA compliant for all makes models and classes of POWERED INDUSTRIAL TRUCKS (Forklifts). Includes optional section covering “narrow aisle equipment;” electric pallet jacks, order pickers and reach trucks.

Once you’ve purchased the complete course kit, you need only purchase a package of additional student training manuals, certificates and authorization cards as needed for future employee training classes.

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The “Nation’s Leader” in Forklift Training and Certification

ForkliftSafety.com is the Nation’s Leader” in OSHA compliant forklift safety training and operator certification. We offer the most complete OSHA compliant forklift operator certification and forklift operator safety training kits that are available in English and Spanish. Our comprehensive, simple to present and easy to understand “In House” training materials require only two hours of classroom presentation and testing. “Train the Trainer” is not an OSHA requirement and instructors are not certified.

Our “Award Winning” video “Greater Heights In Forklift Safety” included with our interactive learning and testing materials meets OSHA’s New Forklift Operator Training Rule, is specific to proper forklift operator certification and applies in every state.

Prior to offering our complete forklift operator safety training and certification kits, we conducted over 2,500 on-site safety classes that trained more than 30,000 operators at customer locations. With our certification materials and experience training forklift operator’s, we know what it takes to ensure that operators learn and retain proper skills…..that is why so many Companies including members of the Fortune 500 depend on our educational materials to comply with OSHA’s forklift operator safety training requirements. Our OSHA compliant training certification kit is highly recommended by large liability insurance companies to their insured clients. OSHA safety training of your forklift operators has been our only business for over 25 years!



OSHA Federal Regulation, 29CFR1910.178, Powered Industrial Trucks, clearly states and defines the fact  that “Forklift Instructor’s” or “Forklift Trainers” are not certified and are not required to attend a “Train the Trainer” class in order to be approved, authorized or certified by any organization, authority or agency…

“TRAIN THE TRAINER”…MYTH BUSTED! is supported by the following two documents: Train the Trainer, certification or confusion article and the letter from OSHA that both debunk any and all rumor’s and theories relating to OSHA requiring all Forklift Instructor’s and Trainer’s to be Certified…and, that they must attend a “Train the Trainer” course in order to be an OSHA compliant forklift training trainer.

You, as an employer, can provide your own “In-House” OSHA compliant forklift operator safety training course.

In order to be OSHA compliant, all forklift training must be site-specific and equipment-specific. Training must be provided by the employer for their specific forklifts and application. The forklift training operator’s authorization does not transfer with the operator or from the operator’s previous employer to the next employer in terms OSHA compliance.

Thank you for your November 2, 1999 letter to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) [Directorate of Enforcement Programs (DEP)]. Your letter has been referred to the [Office of General Industry Enforcement (GIE)] for an answer regarding OSHA’s powered industrial truck standard. Your specific question has been restated below for clarity. . . . 1910.178(l)(2)(iii) requires that all operator training and evaluation be conducted by a person who has the knowledge, training, and experience to train powered industrial truck operators and evaluate their competence. There is no requirement that the trainer attend a train-the-trainer course . . . It is unlikely that such a basic course could encompass all of the individual truck-related and workplace-related conditions necessary for the safe operation of the powered industrial truck . . .  [Read full article…]



Forklift Training Defined by OSHA

OSHA’s New training rule for forklift truck operators was finalized on December 1, 1998.

The employer shall ensure that all operators of powered industrial trucks are trained, as appropriate, by the following dates:

  • If the employee is hired before December 1, 1999 the initial training and evaluation of that employee must be completed before December 1, 1999.
  • If the employee is hired after December 1, 1999 the initial training and evaluation of that employee must be completed before the employee is assigned to operate a powered industrial truck.

Here is the “L” Paragraph of the New OSHA Regulation (Standards – 29 CFR) – 1910.178 that clearly defines the responsibility of the employer.

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