Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) – Operators Overview Powered industrial trucks like forklifts, motorized pallet jacks, tuggers, tow motors and other powered equipment are used every day to lift and move equipment or materials. Because of the high risk of injury and even death while operating a powered industrial truck, some use and training recommendations have been developed to improve safety. Specifically, it is recommended that powered industrial truck operators receive comprehensive initial training, including facility specifics, a hands-on skill demonstration in the workplace and an evaluation. Employers are also encouraged to provide refresher training on powered industrial trucks under certain circumstances. https://www.oshapractice.com/occupational-health-safety-training-osha/general-safety-osha-training/powered-industrial-trucks-pit-operators-overview/ 2019-02-09 640 400 oshapractice.com

Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) – Operators Overview

Powered industrial trucks like forklifts, motorized pallet jacks, tuggers, tow motors and other powered equipment are used every day to lift and move equipment or materials. Because of the high risk of injury and even death while operating a powered industrial truck, some use and training recommendations have been developed to improve safety. Specifically, it is recommended that powered industrial truck operators receive comprehensive initial training, including facility specifics, a hands-on skill demonstration in the workplace and an evaluation. Employers are also encouraged to provide refresher training on powered industrial trucks under certain circumstances.

Learning Objectives

Give an overview of the different types and classes of powered industrial trucks; State the most common causes of powered industrial truck injuries and fatalities; Outline the process for conducting pre-use inspections; Identify key elements for safe operation of a powered industrial truck, including stability and load handling; Discuss safety considerations when refueling and changing or charging batteries; Recognize the most important considerations for stopping a lift and/or ending a shift

Course Information

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Course Duration: 32 min

Course Language: English

Course Audience: Global

Course Delivery Method: Online

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