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Forklift Certification

  • Class Type: Business and Industry
  • Location: Grand Island
  • Start Date: March 30, 2021
  • Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Each year, tens of thousands of injuries related to powered industrial trucks, 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 “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

The workshop will be taught in English; translators are welcome. It will include lecture and performing a driving test with a provided forklift. Attendees must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver’s license.

Class Details

  • Instructor: Mike Sobota
  • Cost: $80
  • Address:
    3180 U.S. Highway 34
  • Location: College Park, Room 201


For more information or to register, contact Sue Carlson at 308-398-7527; toll-free in Nebraska at 1-877-222-0780, ext. 7527; or

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