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Forklift safety training and certification is mandatory in Florida. We go to your Tampa facility and train your forklift operators on your equipment. Mitigate your risk by having your employees take a comprehensive certification forklift class.
OSHA mandated that all new forklift operators must be trained & certified, regardless of experience. All Tampa forklift operators; regardless of experience, must be evaluated for competency at least every three years. The new rules require that forklift training be specific to the equipment you operate and specific to the conditions under which the equipment is operated (site specific). This course meets 29 CFR 1910.178.
Forklift Tampa offers all Florida company’s a comprehensive forklift training and certification program for experienced and new forklift operators. Our forklift training is good for forklift operators in manufacturing, warehousing, yard environments, airports or the construction sector.
Our Tampa forklift program teaches students everything from forklift engineering principles & operator safety rules to forklift maintenance and the importance of daily forklift inspections. This program exceeds OSHA regulations; each student must pass a written test and forklift performance evaluation as required by OSHA.
Participants receive a student workbook, a wallet card and certificate valid for 3-
You might not like it but you have to live with it, in Florida forklift training is mandatory as per the OSHA standard. Although you may look at it as an expense, you should look at it as an investment because it can actually save you big bucks.
If your employees are damaging property or equipment due to a lack of knowledge and safety training, it’s costing you. Unfortunately, most employee injuries and property damage can be attributed to lack of safe operating procedures, lack of safety-
OSHA requires employers to provide training and evaluation programs that all forklift operators must complete before they can operate a forklift.
Forklift Site Specific Training?
OSHA clearly states that forklift training be site specific and include the hazards of your workplace. That is why we go to your business location in Florida and provide forklift safety training. Our instructor will arrive early so that they have time to set up and do a walk thru of your facility so that we can customize the class for your location.
Machine Specific Forklift Training
Training must be machine specific, this is not by manufacturer. There are seven classifications of forklift, your employees must be trained in the classification of forklift that you require them to operate and any attachments that you may use.
OSHA standard 1910.178(l)(2)(ii) states:
“Training shall consist of a combination of formal instruction (e.g., lecture, discussion, interactive computer learning, video tape, written material), practical training (demonstrations performed by the trainer and practical exercises performed by the trainee), and evaluation of the operator's performance in the workplace.”
Refresher training, including an evaluation of the effectiveness of that training, shall be conducted as to ensure that the operator has the knowledge and skills needed to operate the powered industrial truck safely.
Refresher training is required every three years or when:
Don’t forget your legal fees involved with defending yourself.
This is how forklift accidents are broken down by category:
The human body is no match for a forklift that weighs thousands of pounds. The one certainty is that should a person get in an altercation with a forklift, the human will lose.
Unfortunately when these accidents occur they cause a tremendous amount of bodily damage. Because of this, forklift accidents have huge payout's. These payoffs often range from $300,000 into the millions of dollars.
Forklift accidents also cause property and equipment damage.
Protect Your Business
You can’t prevent lawsuits, but you can help mitigate exposure. You do this by being able to demonstrate that you have a comprehensive forklift training program in place and that you enforce OSHA policy and your own company policies.
We offer all Florida employers to have their forklift operator’s professionally trained and certified on the following types of forklift equipment:
Class I, IV, V: Counterbalance Forklifts
Class VI: Tractors
Class II: Narrow Aisle Forklifts
Class VII: Rough Terrain Forklifts
Class III: Electric Pallet Jacks
|Sitdown Counterbalance Training Kit|
|Narrow Aisle Trainng Kit|
|Electric Pallet Jack Training Kit|
|Rough Terrain Training Kit|
|Aerial Lift Training Kit|
|Skidsteer-Bobcat Training Kit|
|Versa handler Training Kit|
|Tow Tractor Training Kit|
|High Impact Forklift Video|
|Forklift Training Reference Binder|
|Forklift Magnetic Stability Model|
|Propane Cylinder Training Program|
|Lockout/Tagout Safety DVD Training Program|
|Forklift Wire Training Model|
|Forklift Battery PPE Kit|
|Propane PPE Kit|
|The Safe Belt|
|Look Out Warning System|
|Forklift Battery Roller Stand|
|Solar Cap & Rain Guard|
|Forklift Trailer Jacks|
|Safe-Lite Pedestrian Warning Spotlight|
|The Safe Weigh Forklift Scale System|
|Forklift Wall Mount Charging Bracket|
|Forklift Battery Water Deionizer|
|Forklift Battery Dissipter Cap|
|Forklift Battery Spill Kit|
|Forklift Battery Transfer Cart|
|Accu-Tilt - Fork Level Indicator|
|Atrium Forklift Enclosure|