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Forklift Certification

  • Class Type: Business and Industry
  • Location: Kearney
  • Start Date: July 28, 2020
  • Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Driving a forklift can be a dangerous job! 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 i is an important job. So important, that OSHA requires “Only trained and authorized operators shall be permitted to operate a powered industrial truck”. This one-day 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

This training includes lecture, hands-on driving experience, printed materials and breaks. 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. Translators are welcome.

Preregistration and prepayment is a requirement. A 36-hour notice is required for a refund.

Class Details

  • Instructor: Mike Sobota
  • Cost: $80
  • Address:
    1215 30th Ave.
  • Location: CCC-Kearney

Contact

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 scarlson@cccneb.edu.

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