POWERED INDUSTRIAL TRUCK OPERATOR CERTIFICATION
Only trained and competent operators shall be permitted to operate a powered industrial truck. All powered industrial truck operators must be trained and certified by their organizations.
OSHA requires employers to develop and implement a training program based on the general principles of safe truck operation, the types of vehicle(s) being used in the workplace, the hazards of the workplace created by the use of the vehicle(s), and the general safety requirements. Employers shall ensure that each Powered Industrial Truck Operator is Competent to operate a powered industrial truck safely. as demonstrated by the successful completion of the training and evaluation.
The Powered Industrial Truck Operator Certification Training, approaches on enhancing the mechanical insight and technical precision of the trainee. The trainees are taught significant issues in managing safety and the regulations observed in different powered industrial truck operation settings based on current regulations and standards. In the course of the training, the trainees also learn why it is important to inspect powered industrial trucks and the inspection intervals, critical components for identifying failures on pneumatic, mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, structural systems, and the safe-operating practices.
Requirements for this Course
Duration: Forty (40) hours
Mode: Presential / Online
Approval: 80% of the Final Test
Validity of the Certificate: Two (2) Years
Unit 1: Powered Industrial Truck Basics
- Operating instructions, warnings, and precautions.
- Differences between the truck and the automobile.
- Truck controls and instrumentation.
- Engine or motor operation.
- Steering and maneuvering.
Unit 2: PIT Operation: Design & Inspection
- Fork and attachment adaptation, operation, and use limitations.
- Vehicle capacity.
- Vehicle stability.
- Inspection and maintenance.
- Refueling and/or charging and recharging of batteries.
- Operating limitations.
Unit 3: PIT Operation: Surfaces & Load Handling
- Surface conditions where the vehicle will be operated.
- Composition of loads to be carried and load stability.
- Load manipulation, stacking, and unstacking.
- Pedestrian traffic in areas where the vehicle will be operated.
- Other unique or potentially hazardous environmental conditions
Unit 4: PIT Operation Safety
- Narrow aisles and other restricted places where the vehicle will be operated.
- Hazardous (classified) locations where the vehicle will be operated.
- Ramps and other sloped surfaces that could affect the vehicle’s stability.
- Closed environments and other areas where insufficient ventilation or poor vehicle maintenance could cause a buildup of carbon monoxide or diesel
- 29 CFR 1910.178
- 29 CFR 1926.602
- ANSI/ITSDF B56.1
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What does this Online Training include:
You have the Control
You can advance at your own pace and access the course whenever you want.
Once you have paid for the course, you will receive an email with the access data.
An Experienced and Cetified Trainer will Coach you on five sessions of two our each.
Certificate of Attendance
Once you finish reviewing all the lessons and take the exam you can download your Certificate of Attendance.
Certification Card of Competency
Once the Final Test approved with at least 80%, a Certification Card will be issued, and it will be sent to you.