1. Aerial Work Platforms (AWP)

    Aerial lifts are specifically addressed by OSHA at 29 CFR 1926.453 Paragraph (a) if that section requires aerial lifts to be designed and constructed in conformance with ANSI A92.2-1969 (including the appendix). The paragraph does not require the operation and use of equipment to be in con…Read More

  2. Training and Evaluation Records

    According to the OSHA standard (29CFR1910.178): The employer must keep a record that shows that each forklift operator has been trained. The record must include the name and signatures of the operator, date of training, date of evaluation and the name of the person(s) giving the training a…Read More

  3. How to file a Safety and Health Complaint with OSHA:

    The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 gives employees and their representatives the right to file a complaint and request an OSHA inspection of their workplace if they believe there is a serious hazard or their employer is not following OSHA standards. Workers do not have to know …Read More

  4. “Wonderful Experiences”

    The Operator Training classes were some wonderful experiences.  We found them to be very informative and well presented.  The knowledge that was gained from these experiences is unmeasurable as they will follow us in our working experiences for years to come.  Joe is a very knowledgeabl…Read More

  5. How Many Types of Forklifts Are There?

    Forklifts exist because there are jobs that need to be done quickly and with excellence. We have the power to move things far faster than ever before, and as the well-used saying goes: with great power comes great responsibility. Whether you own the business that owns the forklift or you…Read More

  6. How Did We Manage Without Forklifts?

    Many of the historical monuments you can visit around the world were constructed without forklifts. People have been shipping heavy cargo for centuries without the help of forklifts. We bet the people who built the pyramids would have killed for a forklift (or fifty). In fact, thousands of…Read More

  7. How Well Do You Know Forklifts?

    Have you ever driven a forklift? It can be fun but unnerving. Some of those things turn on a dime and zip around corners faster than you’d think. In our last blog, we said that people underestimate forklifts, and it’s not only true, it’s one of the most dangerous things about the lit…Read More

  8. Welcome to Our Forklift Training Blog!

    Most people won’t look twice at a forklift, but we know better. Forklifts are awesome. Forklifts are the vehicles you wanted to drive when you were a kid. Haven’t we all dreamed about driving one of them (or standing on the fork while it lifts)? Before we go on, we have to make one thi…Read More