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Forklift Certification

  • Class Type: Business and Industry
  • Location: Columbus
  • Start Date: February 22, 2022
  • Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Each year, tens of thousands of injuries related to powered industrial trucks (PIT), or forklifts, occur in U.S. workplaces. These accidents can be avoided. Operating a lift truck is an important job, so important, that OSHA requires that “only trained and authorized operators shall be permitted to operate a powered industrial truck.” This program will comply with the OSHA requirements for 29 CFR 1910.178-Powered Industrial Trucks. 

Topics of discussion will include:

  • Forklift Orientation
  • Prestart Inspections
  • Stability and Design
  • Proper Safety Procedures
  • Handling and Transporting Hazardous materials
  • General Awareness of Various Federal Regulations 

Note: Training will include lecture as well as hands-on driving experience. Individuals attending this workshop will perform a driving test using a provided forklift. Attendees must be 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. This workshop will be taught in English.

The registration deadline is Feb. 15; however, class size is limited so early registration is recommended to reserve a seat.

Class Details

  • Instructor: Mike Sobota
  • Cost: $80, which includes course materials
  • Address:
    4500 63rd St.
  • Location: CCC-Columbus


For more information or to register, contact Sue Baer at 402-562-1425; toll-free in Nebraska at 1-877-222-0780, ext. 1425; or

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