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Powered Pallet Jack Hands-on Training IUPUI 2020

Ended Jun 30, 2020

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Full course description

Course Introduction

The classroom course is intended to provide hands on training for IU employees who use a powered pallet jack. Re-certification is required every three years.

Classroom Powered Pallet Jack Training is a prerequisite.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the module, you will be able to:

  • Know and understand proper and safe practices for powered pallet jack operation
  • Demonstrate proper and safe operation of a pallet jack

Module Topics Include

  • What is a pallet jack
  • Operator responsibilities
  • Pre-inspections and function tests
  • General operating procedures and safety practices
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Types of accidents and how to avoid them

Course Creator 

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Length: 1 hour

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Credit: Certificate (expires 3 years from class date)

Audience: For IUPUI employees who use power pallet jacks at work