Forklift Safety Training

The newly published OSHA forklift rules offer a new compliance challenge. Life Safety Associates provides effective training on your equipment tailored to your workplace needs.  Our experienced forklift instructors combine classroom and practical hands on training into a challenging but supportive curriculum. You will be confident in the ability of your drivers who pass our certification test. For those who prefer off-site training, we also offer forklift classes at our training facility.

See this link for forms and checklists forklift related forms

This program provides the following training:

  • Safety overview
  • Cal-OSHA regulations
  • Responsibilities
  • Height/Load/CG
  • Operating procedures
  • Haz Mat handling
  • Emergency procedures
  • Driver evaluation
  • Written test/Q&A

This program provides the following improvements:

  • Recognize potential hazards
  • Improve driving performance
  • Reduce accidents
  • Review of current regulations
  • Driver responsibilities
  • Safety practices and procedures
  • Skills testing

Program Length

  • See hour format with cost below

Program Frequency

  • Refresher training is required by OSHA every three years or sooner should there be an accident.

Cost

Training hours required will vary based on class size and number and types of lifts

  • 1 to 2 types of lifts – $105.00 per student, plus $5.00 per student for booklets, $485.00 minimum cost – 2 to 4 hours of training
  • 3 types of lifts – $132.00 per student, plus $5.00 per student for booklets, $420.00 minimum cost – 2 to 4 hours of training
  • Forklift Renewal, 1 to 2 types of lifts – $105.00 per student, plus $5.00 per student for booklets, $420.00 minimum cost – 1 to 2 hours of training
  • Overhead Crane Training, 3 hours, 1-10 students $898.00, plus $4.00 per student for materials
  • Pallet Jack (Electric or Push/Pull type), 2 hours, $105.00 per student, plus $5.00 per student for
    handouts, five student minimum