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Introduction to Forklifts 2024

Jul 1, 2023 - Jun 30, 2024


Full course description

Course Introduction

This course is to inform supervisors and employees proper operation and maintenance of powered industrial trucks in compliance with IU Powered Industrial Truck Program and OSHA 29 CFR 1910.178. 

This training is intended for Indiana University community members only.  If you need to complete this training as a guest user, you may request access to the course at 

Learning Outcomes

After completing the module, you will be able to:

  • Identify proper and safe practices for Powered Industrial Truck operation
  • Pass the quiz

Module Topics Include

  • Powered Industrial Truck types, parts, and components
  • General Requirements of Powered Industrial Trucks
  • Pre-Inspections and Function Tests
  • General Workplace Hazards
  • General Operating Procedures and Safety Practices

Course Creator 

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Length: 10 minutes

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Credit: Certificate

Audience: All IU departments that operate and/or maintain powered industrial trucks


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