Caterpillar Dual Fuel Forklifts
Lift Truck Training
For handling materials, there are numerous kinds of industries which utilize powered industrial trucks. In the recycling business, internal combustion powered forklifts are normally used. Lift truck operation requires well trained operators. Training is a requirement within North America, and for a really good reason. A forklift can cause serious damage to property or personal injury if not safely used. A forklift which is loaded can weight three times as much as an automobile. Lift trucks are accountable for numerous industrial accidents, either as the primary or the secondary source of the accident. Reports of fatalities or injuries that involve operators or pedestrians are all too commonplace.
A training program for operators should be developed and applied by employers. Also, the program must be based on four factors: the kinds of vehicles being used in the workplace, the general principles of safe truck operation, the particular hazards of the workplace and the general safety requirements, according to OSHA. Training includes both formal and practical parts. At the training's completion, operators have to pass an assessment showing they have the ability to operate the truck properly. OSHA also requires that operators of powered industrial trucks should be trained in certain specific topics which is applicable to operating a lift truck safely.
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