Online Forklift Certification Course

Cost: $55 per person

  • This one-hour course allows learners the flexibility to start and stop the training as your schedule allows
  • After the online portion, participants will complete the practical portion of the training with their onsite managers and upload supporting documents to finalize the certification.
  • Wallet cards are sent out within 48 hours of completion.
  • This course is only available to individuals and businesses in Utah.

In-Person Forklift Certification Course                   

Cost: $99 per person ($350 minimum)*

  • Helpside’s trainer completes training and evaluation using your equipment at your facility, saving you time and money.
  • Training meets OSHA’s Powered Industrial Trucks Training Standard and includes formal instruction, practical training, and a hands-on evaluation.
  • Each participant receives a wallet card certification good for three years.
*Services are only available to individuals and businesses in Utah. Locations more than 50 miles away from Lindon, UT may require additional travel fees. Current clients of Helpside may qualify for a discount.

In-Person Train the Trainer Course

Cost: $900 per person*

  • Course provides training and materials needed for attendee(s) to train your own forklift operators on a go forward basis.
  • Attendee(s) will learn and review content to ensure your forklift training is in compliance with Section 1910.178 (I) (6) of OSHA’s Powered Industrial Trucks Standard.
  • Helpside’s trainer completes training and evaluation using your equipment at your facility, saving you time and money.
*Services are only available to individuals and businesses in Utah. Locations more than 50 miles away from Lindon, UT may require additional travel fees. Current clients of Helpside may qualify for a discount. 

Is Your Forklift Certification Training Program OSHA Compliant?

Have all of your forklift operators been certified in the last three years?

If you answered no, your operators need to be re-certified to be in compliance with OSHA standards.

According to OSHA’s Powered Industrial Trucks standard (1910.178 (I) (6)), all employers who have forklift operators (including temporary employees) must ensure that they are trained and evaluated prior to operating forklift equipment and training must be performed at least every three years.

Can you effectively demonstrate that during certification training all information was covered per the OSHA standard (29 CFR § 1910.178 (I))?

If you answered no, your operators need to be re-certified to be in compliance with OSHA standards.

Training must be formal and include both practical application and a final evaluation.

Have you documented when the training was completed?

If you answered no, your operators need to be re-certified to be in compliance with OSHA standards.

Employers must keep records of forklift certifications and provide to OSHA upon request.

Have all forklift operators been evaluated (observed and documented operating the equipment safely) on all industrial trucks/forklifts at your facility?

If you answered no, your operators need to be re-certified to be in compliance with OSHA standards.

All operators must be trained on each type/class of industrial truck that they operate.

Have you retrained operators that have been observed operating the forklift unsafely or have been involved in an accident or near-miss incident?

If you answered no, your operators need to be re-certified to be in compliance with OSHA standards.

All operators ho have been observed working unsafely or have had a near-miss incident or accident must be retrained.

Have you retrained operators that will be working in an environment where the condition of the workplace changes in a manner that could impact safe operations?

If you answered no, your operators need to be re-certified to be in compliance with OSHA standards.

All operators must be trained on each type/class of industrial truck that they operate. Changes in the type of forklift or work environment may require retraining.

Why forklift certification matters

According to OSHA’s Powered Industrial Trucks standard (1910.178 (I) (6)), all employers who have forklift operators (including temporary employees) must ensure that they are trained and evaluated prior to operating forklift equipment. In addition, operators who have had a near-miss incident, an accident, or those that are seen doing unsafe acts are required to undergo refresher forklift training.

 

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